Kidney Bean and Lamb Soup Recipe


Cooking Time2 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
DishMain Ingredient


 Water3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Red kidney beans1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lamb shank1 Large
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Large, finely chopped
 Celery stalks1 Large, finely chopped
 Carrot1 Medium, finely chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Tomato juice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt3 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Bay leaf1
 Ground cloves1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Crumbled thyme1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Lemon juice2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3671 Calories from Fat 1822

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 203 g312.1%

Saturated Fat 91.4 g457.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 935.5 mg

Sodium 6725.8 mg280.2%

Total Carbohydrates 165 g55%

Dietary Fiber 38.3 g153.2%

Sugars 30.1 g

Protein 290 g580.3%

Vitamin A 248.6% Vitamin C 148.5%

Calcium 45.9% Iron 215.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Take 3 cups of water, and soak beans overnight or quickly soak.
2. Drain the bean liquid but reserve some. Dilute it with enough water to make 6 cups.

3. Take a Dutch oven, soften butter and brown the lamb shanks in it.
4. Stir in celery, onion, garlic and carrot and saute until the vegetables are soft.
5. Stir in remaining ingredients except lemon juice and boil the mixture.
6. Reduce heat, cover and cook over low heat for another 1 ½ hours until the meat turns soft.
7. Take out the shank from soup, cool it slightly and separate the meat from bones.
8. Chop the meat into small pieces and add it back to the soup.
9. Take out bay leaf.
10. Add lemon juice, and adjust seasonings as per the taste preferences.

11. Serve the kidney bean and lamb soup hot with freshly baked bread.