Tuscan Style Bean Soup

Tuscan Style Bean Soup


"This is all you need for a filling meal. This recipe is from the WEBB Cooks, articles and recipes by Robyn Webb, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association. Preparation time: 15 minutes."


servings 174 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 174 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 29g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 409 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot over medium high heat, combine the oil, onion and garlic and saute for 5 minutes. Add the red bell pepper and saute for 3 more minutes. Add the broth, tomatoes and beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the thyme, spinach and pasta. Simmer for 5 more minutes and pepper to taste.
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Soups in general, and Italian soups in particular, traditionally were made in the frugal "peasant" style, using odds and ends of what home cooks had at hand so as not to waste anything. This sou...

Thanks Robyn for ANOTHER wonderful recipe! This was easy and VERY good! The flavor was wonderful and fresh! I did not want to play around with leftover bits of stuff in cans so I just threw t...

This recipe has become a staple for my lunches. I double the recipe and freeze individual portions to take to work for lunch everyday. It freezes well and tastes just as good when reheated. I ...

What a nice hearty soup. I did add full pkg's and cans of ingredients: 3 cans chix broth, 1 can kidney beans, 1 can diced tomatores, 1 pkg of frozen spinach and 1 1/2c pasta. The soup was wonder...

I am not normally a bean soup person, my family is, but not me. Well....this smelled and looked so good when I was makikng it that I had to try some. What a nice recipe! It is wonderful and heal...

I loved this soup. I agree with the author that this soup is all one needs for a filling (and healthy) meal. I did skip the spinach. Along with other ingredients already listed, I actually ad...

Very much like a minestrone. Very nice color presentation. I simmered a lot longer and think this will be even better tomorrow. Make sure you add some shredded parmesan on top and serve with a b...

This is simple, delicious and filling. What more could you ask for? Definately making this again.

I cooked this yesterday and it turned out great. I doubled the vegetable stock (pasta absorbs a ton of liquid) and added 2 cans of cannellini beans, 1 can of kidney, chopped tomato and the rest ...