Monday, November 24, 2008

B is for Black Bean Mulligatawny with Celery & Apple Chutney


Yummy, delightful soup to serve your family or company on crisp pre-Christmas days. It smells divine! And it is soooo easy to make if you have a VitaMix! This recipe can be found on the VitaMix site.

Yield: 5 cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes

Celery & Apple Chutney
1/2 cup tart apple
1/4 cup celery
1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Place all ingredients in Vita-Mix container in order listed. Secure two-part lid. Select VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn on machine and quickly increase speed to #4 or #5. Run for 5-10 seconds or until ingredients are chopped to desired consistency. If necessary, use the tamper to push the ingredients into the blades while proessing. Do not over mix

Black Bean Mulligatawny Soup
2 cups 480 mL reduced sodium, low fat chicken broth
14 oz. black beans cooked, drained
3/4 cup onion
1 cup 240 mL light coconut milk
2 tablespoons 30 mL tomato paste
1 teaspoon fresh ginger
1 teaspoon madras curry powder
1 teaspoon fresh lime juice

Place all ingredients in VitaMix container in order listed. Secure 2-part lid. Select VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn on machine and quickly increase speed to #10; then to HIGH. Run for 6 to 7 minutes.

Serving Instructions

Ladle soup into two bowls; top each with about 1/4 cup (60 mL) chutney. Serve immediately.

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