Veg & Five Bean Soup

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I made this Veg & Five Bean Soup for dinner last night and it was de-li-cious! Even better, at around 1600 calories for the whole pot, one portion works out to be around 200 calories – guilt free eating!

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Veg & Five Bean Soup

Veg & Five Bean Soup

Yield: 8

Total 1600 calories


  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 1 courgette, chopped
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 x 400g canned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 x 400g can butter beans, drained
  • 1 x 400g can canellini beans, drained
  • 1 x 400g can black eyed beans, drained
  • 1 x 400g can pinto beans, drained
  • 1 x 400g can borlotti beans, drained
  • 3 tsp dried basil
  • one/low cal oil spray
  • 1 litre vegetable stock
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat a large saucepan and spray with a little oil spray. Add the chopped onions, garlic, carrots and courgettes and sweat down for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add all the drained beans and the chopped tomatoes and stir.
  3. Sprinkle in the basil and season with as much black pepper as you like.
  4. Add the vegetable stock (or one litre of water and a few stock cubes)
  5. Bring to the boil and simmer for half an hour until the vegetables are tender.

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