Italian White Bean Soup
- 1 T Vegetable oil
- 1 Onion
- 1 Celery stalk
- 2 cloves of Garlic
- 19 oz Cannellini Beans rinsed & drained
- 1 ¾ C Vegetable Broth
- ½ tsp Dry Thyme
- 2 C Water
- 1 bunch of Kale chopped
- 1 tsp Fresh lemon juice
- Parmesan Cheese grated for Garnish
- Salt & Pepper to taste
In a 4-quart pot, heat oil over med heat and cook onion & celery for 5-8 minutes. Add the garlic and stir until aromatic, about 30 seconds. Add the remaining ingredients up to the kale, bring to a boil and then simmer for 15 minutes.
With a slotted spoon remove 2 cups of the beans and then mash or puree the soup until smooth. Return the reserved beans to the soup and bring to a boil. Add the Kale and allow to wilt, about 1 minute.
Remove from the heat and add the lemon juice. Salt and Pepper to taste.
Garnish with grated cheese.
This soup is GREAT when served with crusty bread
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