Lima Bean Okra Soup
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
- 1 medium green pepper, chopped
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon whole cloves
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 3 cups vegetable broth
- 3 cups chopped tomatoes
- 2-1/2 cups sliced fresh or frozen okra, thawed
- 1 cup frozen lima beans, thawed
- 1/2 cup fresh or frozen corn, thawed
- 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- In a large saucepan, saute the green pepper, onion and cloves in butter until vegetables are tender. Discard cloves.
- Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until beans are tender.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 96 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 601mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.
Jan 28, 2016
Yes, the spices give this soup a unique taste and leftover soup was better the next day.
Dec 17, 2015
Simple recipe and it is full of veggies. The cloves and allspice give it a unique and delicious twist on your average vegetable soup.
Sep 12, 2013
Awesome recipe...loved it :)