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White Bean Soup

White Bean Soup

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    1 h 15 m
  • Ready In

    2 h 20 m
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MEADOWG

A hearty and flavorful winter meal that can easily be made vegetarian, if desired.

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  • Calories:
  • 161 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 3 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 7.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 348 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large stock pot over medium-high heat. Saute garlic and onion until tender, approximately 5 minutes. Stir in carrot and corn, season with salt and pepper, and cook another 2 to 3 minutes. Pour in chicken broth, beans, tomatoes, thyme, savory, and parsley, and bring to a low boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook approximately one hour.
  2. Separate soup into 2 equal portions, and allow to cool to room temperature. Once cooled, puree half of the batch in a blender or food processor until smooth. Return both batches to the stockpot, and heat until warmed through. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper as needed. Serve hot.
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SHERRYMARSH
41

SHERRYMARSH

2/1/2005

Yummy! I took the advice of some previous reviews and made a few changes...three cloves of garlic, 2 carrots, 2 cans of chicken broth, 2 cans of white beans, 1 box of frozen chopped spinach, no summer savory. Didn't want to buy summer savory for only this recipe so skipped it. Not sure what I might be missing with skipping that - oh well. I cut up two Roma tomatoes and that wasn't quite enough. Will do 4 next time. Used had blender to thicken right in the pot so could skip the cooling off step - LOVE the hand blender!! Will definitely make again. Thanks for the great recipe! And a wonderful web site :)

TUCCI013
34

TUCCI013

1/4/2006

I just prepared this soup and it was a real hit! I made the following adjustments: I added 2 chopped red potatoes as well as a can of chopped spinach, as suggested by previous reviewers. I also added a few shallots to the onion and garlic mixture. Additionally, I substituted veggie broth (I am a vegetarian). My husband and I found the flavor and consistency to be excellent. He asked me specifically to add this to my 'rotation.' Plus- it's great for those of us with the infamous "I will lose weight" New Year's resolution. Try it with a crusty multigrain bread- DELICIOUS!

SILV1
23

SILV1

3/14/2004

added more white beans and a package of chopped spinach and just before serving a squeeze of lemon OUTSTANDING!

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