Boston Bean Soup Ingredients
- 850 g/13⁄4 lb canned cooked pinto beans, drained
- 2 tomatoes, chopped
- 1 celery stick, sliced
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 bay leaf
- 450 ml/3⁄4 pt beef stock
- salt and freshly ground black pepper
Boston Bean Soup Recipe
Put the beans, tomatoes, celery, onion, bay leaf and stock in a medium saucepan. Cover the pan and bring the mixture to the boil over a medium-high heat.
Reduce the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes until the vegetables are quite soft. Leave the soup to sit uncovered for a further 20 minutes. Remove the bay leaf.
Pureé half the soup in a blender or food processor. Mix into the remaining soup. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and serve.