Tuscan White Bean Soup

Tuscan White Bean Soup

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"In this classic Italian soup, white beans and vegetables are simmered in chicken broth with wine until tender, then pureed, and served with a spicy, fresh basil mixture."

Ingredients

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  • Calories:
  • 324 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 8.1 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.6g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 15 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 1226 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, cook bacon, onion, celery, carrot and 2 cloves garlic over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium. Add beans, bay leaf, wine and broth; cover and cook 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender. Remove from heat; cool about 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in 8-inch skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat 1 minute. Add 1 tablespoon chopped garlic; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until garlic begins to brown. Stir in red pepper flakes; cook a few seconds. Stir in basil; cook until basil wilts.
  3. Remove bay leaf from bean mixture. Pour mixture into food processor; cover and puree. Return to saucepan; stir in salt and pepper. Simmer over medium heat 5 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly heated.
  4. Ladle soup into individual soup bowls. Top each with basil mixture.

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  • Recipe by Michael Chiarello for Progresso(R) Foods
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I gave this five stars, and I think people who like soup should check it out. I love this recipe, except that I dice my veggies and leave it chunky rather than puree it, and I add cooked chicken...

I love beans and I'm always looking for different ways to prepare them. This soup is delicious. I followed the recipe exactly and it turned out perfect.

very nice tasting soup! i forgot to take the bay leaf out and blended it...oops! it's hearty and warm, like really good comfort food. don't forget the oil/basil mixture to complete it!