Pumpkin and White Bean Soup

Pumpkin and White Bean Soup
Makes: 6 Servings

Unsweetened apple juice is used in this unique soup. The pumpkin and beans help you increase your fiber and vitamin A intake.


1 1/2 cups apple juice
1 can small white beans (15 ounces )
1 small onion (finely chopped)
1 cup water
1 can pumpkin (15 ounces)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg, allspice, or ginger (if you like)
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt


1. Mash white beans, onion, and water with a fork or blender until smooth. Set aside. 2. In a large pot, add the pumpkin, juice, cinnamon, black pepper, and salt. If using nutmeg, allspice, or ginger, add that too. Stir. 3. Add the bean mix to the pot. 4. Cook over low heat for 15-20 minutes, until warmed through.


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