Spicy 13 Bean Soup


1 package Bob’s Red Mill 13 Bean Soup Mix
1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes (with chilies, optional)
1 cup tvp (textured vegetable protein)
1 medium chopped onion
2 small chopped zucchini
4 medium diced carrots
1 diced celery stalk
2 minced garlic cloves
8 cups water
2 tsp bouillion powder (I love Better Than Bouillion)
½ tsp chipotle powder or regular chili powder
1 tsp sea salt
freshly ground pepper to taste
optional: add a few cups of chopped greens (spinach, kale, chard, collards) during last 15 minutes of cooking

Rinse and soak beans overnight in water, drain. Add beans and all other ingredients to a large soup pot. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a slow simmer. Cook until beans and veggies are done.