Broccoli and butter bean soup with flaxseed

Broccoli and butter bean soup with flaxseed

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Serves
2

Looking for protein without the fat? Well, butter (lima) beans are a wonderful source of protein – yes protein! And considering they are low in fat, butter beans are a super-healthy alternative to fatty meats that are actually high in cholesterol and saturated fat.

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient
1 tablespoon coconut oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 small onion, diced
150g chopped broccoli
1 x 400g butter beans, drained and rinsed
400ml vegetable stock
1 teaspoon paprika
1 tablespoon flaxseed, to garnish

Method

  1. Melt the coconut oil in a frying pan over a mediumhigh heat. Add the garlic, onion and broccoli and fry for 3–5 minutes until softened and browned.
  2. Meanwhile, add the butter beans to a large saucepan along with the vegetable stock and simmer over a medium-high heat. After a few minutes, add the browned broccoli, onion and garlic and continue to simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Remove the pan from the heat, add the paprika and blitz with a stick blender. Serve in bowls and garnish with the flaxseed.
Tags:
healthy
fast
sugar free
wheat free
dairy free
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