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Spicy 'B' bean soup
5 votes

Contributed by: Judi VollAdded: May 09, 2008 at 08:55 PM


Yummy bean soup with great spicy flavor!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (5 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Soups and Broths
  • 1 large can kidney beans *
  • 2 cans navy beans*
  • 1 can lima beans *
  • 1 can great northern beans*
  • turkey Italian sausage (hot or mild)
  • 5 or 6 cloves garlic chopped or minced
  • 1/2+ cup chopped celery
  • 1 chopped carrot
  • 1 red and/or green pepper chopped
  • 1+ Tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1-2+ tbs basil
  • 1 teaspoon+ chili powder
  • water
  • (1/2+ cup brown rice could be added also)
  • * you may use dry beans- (follow instructions for soaking over night) this will increase cooking time.
How to make it:
  1. In large fry pan brown sausage (if using links slice the end open and squeeze the ground meat out), red and green pepper, garlic, spices, celery and carrot.
  2. Pour off any excess grease.
  3. In crock pot or stock pot, pour each can of beans including the juice.
  4. Add the browned ingredients and cover with water.
  5. (add rice if desired)
  6. Cook on medium low for a at least 2 hours.(I put everything together in the evening and put it in the fridge then put them on to cook in the morning and let them cook all day).
  7. If using dry beans cook till beans are tender.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Kidney Bean1 A N A A B N A A
Pepper (Sweet/Red/All Varietie...1 ,2 A N A A B N B B
Navy Bean1 A N B N B N A A
Pepper (Green/Yellow/All Varie...1 ,2 A N A A B N N N
Lima Bean1 ,2 A A A A B N N N
Northern Bean1 N N N N N N N N
Turkey1 N B B B N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jun 13, 2011 at 12:44 AM By: Joe