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Lemon, White Bean & Tahini Soup

This spring inspired soup combines classic vegetables with white beans and the secret ingredient of tahini. Add lemon juice and red pepper flakes to it for some heat.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion white or yellow
  • 2 cups carrots sliced
  • 2 cups celery chopped
  • 4 cups chicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 2 cans white beans (great northern or chickpea)
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes (to taste)
  • 1 tsp thyme dried or fresh
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Heat the olive oil at the bottom of a stock pot on medium high and add chopped onion until translucent.
  • Add chopped carrots and celery until cooked halfway through
  • Add chicken stock (and optional 1 cup of water) and turn the heat down to more of a medium heat.
  • Rinse white beans if you're using canned and add to the soup.
  • Stir in tahini, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, thyme, salt and pepper.
  • Let simmer for about 20-30 minutes until all flavors combine. Then serve hot!
Keyword healthy salad, lemon, spring soup, tahini, vegetable soup, vegetarian, white bean