Mexican Style Sopa De Frijol Recipe - Red Kidney Beans Soup

Mexican Style Sopa De Frijol Recipe is a creamy soup dish made out of healthy red kidney beans and mixed herbs.Nice to savour this nutritious soup on a cold winter evening for dinner.

Anshu Pande
Mexican Style Sopa De Frijol Recipe - Red Kidney Beans Soup
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Mexican Red Kidney Beans Soup Recipe (Sopa De Frijol) is a creamy soup dish made out of red kidney beans and mixed herbs it is a healthy soup which makes you feel full. In India, the red kidney beans are called rajma and it is one among the favourites of all. The soup is flavourful and will be enjoyed by all.

Serve the Mexican Style Sopa De Frijol Recipe(Red Kidney Beans Soup Recipe) as an appetizer before your special dinner with some Cheese And Corn Tostadas Recipe and then end your meal with Mexican Vegetarian Bean & Cheese Enchiladas Recipe

Here are few more Mexican recipes which you can try at your home. 

  1. Mexican Style Omelette With Avocado Dressing
  2. Vegetarian Mexican Chilli For Tacos
  3. Mexican Corn Salsa

Cuisine: Mexican
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

90 M

Total in

100 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Cooking oil
  • 1 cup Rajma (Large Kidney Beans) , soaked overnight
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin (Jeera) powder , ground
  • 4 cloves Garlic , peeled
  • 2 Onions , each cut in half
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder , freshly ground
  • 2 Tomatoes , cored and chopped
  • 4 cups Hot water , with or without vegetable stock cube
  • 1/4 cup Fresh cream , or crema Mexicana
  • 1/2 cup Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , or queso fresco , crumbled
  • 2 Tortillas , cut into strips and thenfried in oil

How to make Mexican Style Sopa De Frijol Recipe - Red Kidney Beans Soup

  1. To begin with, the Mexican Red Kidney Beans Soup Recipe, let's start by washing and soaking the red kidney beans overnight or for at least 6-7 hours. 

  2. Add beans, oregano, salt, cumin powder, 2 garlic cloves, onion and 5 cups of water. Boil them in a pressure pan for 30 to 40 minutes till they become soft and gooey.

  3. If you are boiling in a pot, bring them to a boil, and then reduce the heat to medium-low, cook covered and stirring occasionally, until beans are tender, about 2 hours.

  4. Once cooked transfer them in a blender and make a smooth puree. Season it with salt and pepper. Set aside.

  5. In a skillet add little oil and add chopped onions saute them till they become translucent and lose their crispness. 

  6. Now add chopped garlic (2 cloves) and continue to cook for a couple of minutes. As the onions and garlic get cooked add chopped tomatoes and cook them till they become soft and tender.

  7. Let it cool and then transfer it in a blender to combine into a smooth puree.

  8. In a large saucepan combine the pureed beans and pureed tomatoes and add 1 cup water or vegetable stock. Cook on a medium flame till it starts to thicken.

  9. Add fresh cream and season with Salt and Pepper.

To make the Tortilla Strips
  1. Brush one face of tortilla with little olive oil and sprinkle with salt. and cut them into strips, sprinkle with salt and cut them into strips.

  2. Place them on a baking tray or bowl. They need not be flattened. Bake them in a preheated oven on 180 degree Celsius for 5-7 minutes or until they become crisp and acquire a slight golden colour.

  3. To serve, divide soup among serving bowls, and sprinkle with crumbled cottage cheese or paneer and garnish it with Baked tortilla chips.

  4. Serve the Mexican Style Sopa De Frijol Recipe(Red Kidney Beans Soup Recipe) as an appetizer before your special dinner with some Cheese And Corn Tostadas Recipe and then end your meal with Mexican Vegetarian Bean & Cheese Enchiladas Recipe.

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