Italian White Bean Soup

Italian White Bean Soup

The perfect soup to warm up on those cold days when you are starving for something delicious.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Author Leandra Witchwood

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Remove from the heat and add the lemon juice. Salt and Pepper to taste.
  4. Garnish with grated cheese.

Recipe Notes

This soup is GREAT when served with crusty bread

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