White Bean Italian Style Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy White Bean Italian Style Soup recipe? Learn how to make White Bean Italian Style Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mommabear1977

Makes 6 servings



This is a great soup recipe when you're busy and tired, and need something quick, hot and nourishing for supper. It's delicious with any kind of bread or muffins, and a salad - or not. Yummy with grated parmesan cheese if you're lacto-veg.

Recipe Ingredients for White Bean Italian Style Soup

1 cup dried white beans
2 cups peeled, cubed potatoes
1 fennel bulb, sliced
2 stalks celery, diced
2 carrots, peeled and sliced thinly on the diagonal
1 tbsp olive oil or other vegetable oil
1 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp dried basil OR 1 Tbsp fresh minced
1 tsp dried marjoram OR 1 Tbsp fresh minced
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/2 tsp fennel seed
1/4 tsp paprika
1 pinch turmeric
6 cups boiling water
1 tbsp soy sauce or Braggs Liquid Aminos

Recipe Directions for White Bean Italian Style Soup

  1. 1. Heat the oil in an 8 - 10 quart pan

  2. 2. Prep the veggies

  3. 3. Add the hing or garlic to the oil

  4. 4. Add the veggies and sauté 5 minutes on med/high heat

  5. 5. Add the herbs and spices, sauté briefly

  6. 6. Add the boiling water, simmer 15 - 20 minutes or until veggies are tender

  7. 7. Remove about 2 cups vegetables (except carrots) with broth, and puree in a blender. Or use a food processor, food mill, blender stick, stiff whisk, or potato masher

  8. 8. Pour the puree back into soup

  9. 9. Drain and rinse the beans, then add to soup

  10. 10. Cook on low another 5 - 10 minutes

  11. 11. Add salt & pepper to taste, and minced fresh fennel leaves

  12. Bean Cooking Directions:

  13. 1. Note - This makes enough beans for a second batch, to freeze, or make a double soup recipe. Using a pressure cooker greatly reduces cooking time, but don't omit the soaking!

  14. 2. Soak 1 c. of beans 8 hours. Use hot water & change several times to cut soaking time in half

  15. 3. Drain & rinse the soaked beans, cover with cold water to cover & bring to a boil

  16. 4. Boil ten minutes & skim the foam

  17. 5. Cover & simmer for 1 - 2 hours, until falling-apart tender

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 378.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
175
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.8g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
202mg
8%
Potassium
898mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
30.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
7.7g
31%
Sugars
5.5g
Protein
8.9g
Vitamin A 71% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 13% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
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