Soups


January is National Soup Month!

January is declared as the “unofficial” national soup month. With cold temperatures and chilly days, it’s the perfect time to celebrate and reminisce with us with a warm bowl of our healthy, hearty soup or chili.   It’s one of America’s favorite comfort foods through the long, cold days of winter which makes January one of the best months to celebrate national soup month.

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Bean Cooking Basics

Ever wonder how to cook your beans? Women’s Bean Project has you covered. Here are some bean cooking basics from our friends at Kelley Bean Company: Slow soak: Soaking dry beans in water overnight isn’t really necessary. Fast soak: Boil dry beans for a couple of minutes and let them soak for one hour before cooking. Faster soak: Boil dry beans over medium heat

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Giada DeLaurentiis Lentil Soup Recipe

In the Spring of 2011, we invited professional chefs to submit recipes for their favorite lentil soup. It was tough to narrow the field to just one soup, but the winning combination was created by Giada DeLaurentiis, Food Network celebrity chef. Giada DeLaurentiis Lentil Soup Print Recipe Her recipe provides a terrific combination of Italian spices and herbs that surprises your palate and rounds

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Sarah’s Spicy Split Pea Soup Recipe

The unique blend of curry and coriander add spice to this otherwise sweet and creamy soup. Sarah’s Split Pea Soup is rich in fiber, iron and protein, as well as low in fat. The humble pea never fails to please the palate. Mild curry flavor. Sarah’s Spicy Split Pea Soup Recipe Print Recipe You’ll add chicken broth or bouillon, water, butter or margarine, onion,

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Black Bean Soup Recipe

Our black beans make this black bean earthy soup delicious and nutritious. The tough shell holds its shape during cooking while the inside cooks to a velvety mushroom taste. Black Bean Soup Recipe Print Recipe You’ll add chicken or vegetable stock (or water), olive oil, onion, garlic, green pepper, tomato paste (optional), wine vinegar and bay leaf with our yummy spices. Ingredients: Black beans, spices:

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Old Fashioned Chili Recipe

Everything old is new. You’ll love the comfortable, homey flavor of our Old Fashioned Chili. Mildly spiced with cumin and chili pepper, it tastes even more like home when served with our Golden Cornbread or Gluten Free Cornbread. Old Fashioned Chili Recipe Print Recipe You’ll need tomatoes, green peppers, olive oil, onion, garlic and our yummy spices. You can also add fresh parsley, ground

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Firehouse #10 Chili Recipe

Our spicy combination of chipotle and crushed red pepper three-bean chili has the perfect kick. It’s not too spicy or too mild, but just enough flavor for the chili lover. It’s perfectly named for our building, the old Denver Fire Department Firehouse #10. Firehouse #10 Chili Recipe Print Recipe Serve with our Golden Cornbread of Gluten-Free Cornbread on the side. Ingredients: Small red chili

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10 Bean Soup Recipe

Enjoy the rich collective blend that will build community at every gathering. Close your eyes, take a deep breath and envision the closest, most collaborative gathering possible. You’ll imagine it’s a soup with 1,000 beans, not just 10.   10 Bean Soup Recipe Print Recipe A hint of spice gives it the rich and hearty flavor. You add the tomatoes. You can also add

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National Soup Month – 25 Years of Celebration at the Bean Project

January is declared as the “unofficial” national soup month.  It’s also the kick off to Women’s Bean Project’s 25th Anniversary.  That’s why it’s the perfect time to celebrate and reminisce with us with a warm bowl of our healthy, hearty soup or chili. It’s one of America’s favorite comfort foods through the long, cold days of winter which makes January one of the best

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