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Lima Bean Okra Soup

This soup's unique flavor comes from the wonderful combination of allspice, okra, tomatoes, corn, pepper and cloves. Every serving is loaded with nutrition and color.—Clara Coulston, Washington Court House, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.
  • Makes
    7 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

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  • Suzanne444
    Jan 28, 2016

    Yes, the spices give this soup a unique taste and leftover soup was better the next day.

  • kellibd
    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.

  • Bhagya
    Sep 12, 2013

    Awesome recipe...loved it :)