A can of beans can be used to make refried beans, bean paste, burgers or soups. Alternatively, cook up a large batch of black beans or black - eyed beans (to suit all blood types) it is easy to keep punnets of them in the freezer. For quick Mexican black bean soup, rinse a can of beans, add a cup of boiling water and a stock cube and process with a stick blender Warm it up in microwave and serve with tostadas or nachos. they taste better when grilled with salt and pumpkin seeds.
A clear soup can be made with hot water and stock. Add firm avocado slices tomato, onion, red peppers and a squeeze of lime juice. Quinoa is also rich in protein and when the grains are boiled in a egetable stock mixed with cubed potato and carrot, they make a pleasant soup. (More popular in Peru). Curtido is a salad made of cabbage and carrot with pickled red onion. first soak the slivers of carrot and cabbage in boiling salted water for a few hours. Soak red onion in boiling water to remove the burn. then slt them and store in lime juice or orange juice