Bean and Sesame Soup Recipe

Bean and Sesame Soup picture


Cooking Time1 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Lima beans6 Ounce
 Onions2 , chopped
 Stalk celery4 , trimmed and sliced
 Butter1 Ounce
 Chicken stock/Vegetable stock3 1⁄2 Pint
 Sesame seeds1 Ounce
 Sour cream1⁄2 Pint
 Parsley1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Salt To Taste
 Ground black pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 295 Calories from Fat 156

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.4%

Saturated Fat 8.3 g41.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 39.4 mg

Sodium 524.9 mg21.9%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g7.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.1%

Sugars 8.7 g

Protein 11 g23%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 25.2%

Calcium 13.5% Iron 14.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a bowl, add in the beans. Add enough cold water to cover the beans. Let it rest overnight.
2) In a large saucepan, melt the butter. Add in the onions and celery. Fry for about 5 minutes.
3) Add in the drained beans into the pan. Next, pour in the stock. Let the mixture come to a boil. Turn down the flame and cook covered for 60 minutes.
4) On a baking tray, spread the sesame seeds. Grill the seeds till golden brown.
5) Drain the cooked beans and veggies. Keep the cooking liquid aside.
6) Into the blender, add in the beans, veggies and sesame seeds. Puree the mixture till it becomes smooth.
7) Transfer the puree back into the pan. Add in the reserved cooking liquid, sour cream and chopped parsley.
8) Heat the mixture without letting it boil. Season the soup with salt and pepper.

9) Serve the Bean and Sesame Soup hot along with chopped nuts on top.