This is where it all started, the Bean Ladies first soup! This is a classic, flavoursome full-bodied, satisfying soup… real comfort food! This soup is delicious with any variety of meat which also makes it great around Thanksgiving and Christmas where you can throw in your left over Ham or Turkey to make a meal the whole family will love.
A complete meal when served with salad and crusty rolls. Cooking time 6-8 hours in slow-cooker or oven. Freezes well.
Makes 10 cups.
fresh-crop beans from CANADIAN farms
hand packed by the Bean Ladies
Did you know.....
According to the Mayo Clinic, beans are a great way to get your daily dose of iron, phosphorous, magnesium (which the body needs to keep the nerves and muscles functioning) and potassium. And as an added bonus, they're low in fat and high in other good things, like dietary fiber and protein, meaning they'll keep you fuller longer.
Blueberries may be the poster children for antioxidant abundance, but a new study suggests the humble bean may be a more deserving candidate!
Researchers found that small red beans contain more disease-fighting antioxidants than both wild and cultivated blueberries, which have been heralded in recent years for their high antioxidant content. In fact, three of the top five antioxidant-rich foods studied were beans. Read more about how beans are rich in antioxidants here