Zesty Bean Soup

I love a bean soup, and when it’s zesty then that’s even better! : Zesty Bean Soup

Yield: 6 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 22 minutes

Zesty Bean Soup


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 ounces chorizo sausage (about 2), cut into small dice
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 3 cups water
  • One 15-ounce can great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • One 15-ounce red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • One 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 large potato, scrubbed and diced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano


  1. Heat oil in a large pot over high heat. Add chorizo and onion and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add chicken broth, water, beans, tomatoes (with juice), potato, carrot and oregano. Cover and bring to a boil. Remove the cover and simmer on high for 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir occasionally. Serve immediately.
SOURCE:  RecipeGirl.com (via Family Circle)

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