Archive for March, 2016

Baked Bean and Molasses Soup

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

Baked Bean and Molasses Soup

Winter is hanging for just a bit longer. So this hearty soup can warm the body and sooth the soul. It is vegetarian as well as vegan and delicious. Enjoy.


2-2/3 cups water

2-2/3 tbsp molasses

1-1/4 lb canned white beans, drained, 1/2 cup mashed

2-1/3 cups canned stewed tomatoes, with juice

1 tbsp chili powder

1-1/4 onion, chopped

1 tsp dry mustard

1 tbsp olive oil


Heat oil in a heavy saucepan over medium high heat. Sauté onions about 3 minutes, stirring until softened. Stir in chilli powder and mustard and cook another minute. Add tomatoes and their juice. Stir in remaining ingredients and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 8 minutes, uncovered. Break up tomatoes with the back of a spoon. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serves 6

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrtion (per serving) Calories 200; % Calories From Fat 18%; Total Fat 4g; Saturated Fats 0.6g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 2.3g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.9g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 210mg; Total Carbohydrates 35g; Dietary Fiber 6g; Sugar 6.5g; Protein 8.2g.

More Information:


Thiamin B1 0.15 mg
Vitamin A 640 IU
Vitamin K 5.5 mcg
Vitamin E 1.5 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.38 mg
Vitamin B6 0.24 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.084 mg
Choline 4.2 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin C 9.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Niacin B3 0.82 mg


Sodium 210 mg
Zinc 1.3 mg
Copper 0.33 mg
Calcium 110 mg
Iron 4 mg
Manganese 0.78 mg
Magnesium 84 mg
Phosphorus 120 mg
Fluoride 75 mcg
Potassium 730 mg
Selenium 4.7 mcg