Tuscan Garlicky Bean Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 119.7
  • Total Fat: 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 890.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 5.2 g

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NIce light soup. I actually also added corn for a little more substance. NIce light soup. I actually also added corn for a little more substance.
Number of Servings: 8


    2 cups dry Great Northern or other dry white beans
    1 qt water
    1 qt 99% fat-free, low sodium chicken broth
    (Try with Low sodium Vegetable broth to make vegetarian instead!)
    3 Tbsp. olive oil
    2 garlic cloves
    4 Tbps chopped parsley
    1 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp white or black pepper


Place Beans in large Soup pot. Cover with Water and bring to boil. Cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover pot and allow to stand for 1 hour. Drain, discarding water.
Combine beans, water, and chicken broth in slow cooker.
Saute garlic and parsley in olive oil in skillet. Stir in slow cooker.
Add salt and pepper (I used white pepper.)
Cover and cook on Low for 8-10 hours or until beans are tender.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SWEETCANELA1.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    WOW was this good!!! I used dried parsley (1 tbsp) and beans I had on hand (LIMA). This is a keeper and so easy! Thank You!!! Before I served I sprinkled each bowl w ~1 tbsp shredded parmesan. My DH had a 2nd helpings. - 12/28/08

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    I think I'm going to make this for this week. I'm using vegetable broth though. - 12/27/08

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    To make it truly vegetarian, just substitute vegetable broth. Easy! - 12/14/08

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    I agree !! Chicken is not a vegetable. This needs to go under the poultry section. - 12/14/08

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    How can you call it vegetarian when it contins chicken broth? - 12/11/08