3 C's Soup #2 (Carrot, Celery & Cranberry 'red' Beans) Recipe

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3 C's Soup #2 (Carrot, Celery & Cranberry 'red' Beans)
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  1. In large stockpot, add soaked beans and baking soda, cook on low for 1 1/2 - 3 hours. Add water to always make two quarts.
  2. Make sure the beans are soft.
  3. Or cook canned beans with juice in large stockpot in two quarts water and delete baking soda.
  4. Add chopped carrots, celery, margarine, cilantro, bay leaves and ham or chicken base.
  5. Cook for twenty minutes on low heat.Make sure it simmers for a full 20 minutes.
  6. Add dashes of chili pepper, tomato juice or tomato sauce,sugar and optional pepper if desired. Stir until blended.
  7. Cook for 10 more minutes.
  8. Ladle in bowls with a spoonful of cheddar cheese on top.
  9. Serve with crackers.
  10. Note: Altitude and humidy effect the cooking of beans, so check and when they are soft they are usually done. Cooking time for this recipe is for dry beans. Canned beans cuts the time to one-third.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 234.32 Kcal (981 kJ)
Calories from fat 66.08 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.34g 11%
Cholesterol 9.89mg 3%
Sodium 180.02mg 8%
Potassium 859.06mg 18%
Total Carbs 30.74g 10%
Sugars 4.57g 18%
Dietary Fiber 11.89g 48%
Protein 12.67g 25%
Vitamin C 10.7mg 18%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 14%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Calcium 170.1mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 66.76 Kcal (280 kJ)
Calories from fat 18.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.09g 11%
Cholesterol 2.82mg 3%
Sodium 51.29mg 8%
Potassium 244.74mg 18%
Total Carbs 8.76g 10%
Sugars 1.3g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3.39g 48%
Protein 3.61g 25%
Vitamin C 3.1mg 18%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 14%
Iron 0.6mg 12%
Calcium 48.5mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.5
  • 5

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

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