|Source||Pam Buesing (2003)|
|Prep time||30 minutes|
|Cooking time||55 minutes|
|Total time||1 hour, 25 minutes|
Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat and sauté the onions, carrots, celery, peppers, garlic, jalapeno, oregano, cumin and chili powder for 2 minutes to combine well. Add the tomato purée, tomatoes, cold water/stock, cracked wheat and beans; simmer, uncovered, for 50 minutes, until blended. You may add additional stock, tomato juice or water to adjust to consistency, if necessary. Add the lime juice, tamari and cilantro. Serve with plain yogurt or sour cream, grated cheddar and minced scallions.