Italian White Bean Soup

 

Italian White Bean Soup


Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 clove garlic thinly sliced
  • ¼ C onion chopped
  • 30 oz can cannellini beans white kidney beans; or use cooked, dried beans prepared according to instructions.
  • 1-1/2 C water
  • 1-1/2 Tsp dried sage crushed
  • ½ Tsp dried basil crushed
  • ½ Tsp sea salt
  • ¼ C celery chopped
  • ¼ C carrots chopped
  • ½ C fresh spinach
  • 1/8 Tsp black Pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan, saute the onions and garlic for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add celery, carrots, sage, basil, beans, water, and sea salt.
  3. Cover, bring to a boil and then simmer for 15-20 minutes

  4. Add black pepper and spinach and simmer an additional 2 minutes

  5. (If you wish, you may puree the soup in a blender before adding pepper and spinach.)