Cheater's Bean Soup

Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

A very fast and easy soup made by doctoring canned goods. Reasonably low fat, high fibre, vegetarian. And yet - people like it.

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  1. Drain and rinse the beans, but keep the liquid in which the beans were packed.
  2. Puree the beans thoroughly in a food processor.
  3. Saute the seasonings in the oil in a large soup pot.
  4. Add the beans, the vegetable cocktail and the sugar.
  5. Stir well.
  6. Bring to a simmer.
  7. Taste the soup, and thin it with water or the bean liquid, according to whether you think the soup needs more salt or not.
  8. (The bean packing liquid is very salty.) Serve with chopped coriander and lime wedges.