Recipe: Simple Bean Soup

A nice hearty beans and greens type soup that sticks to your ribs in cold weather. Hearty enough to be a meal when paired with some bread or a salad but light enough to be a side dish for a roast dinner too.

Simple Bean Soup

AuthorMabDifficultyBeginner

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time50 mins

Ingredients
 2 tbsp olive oil
 2 carrots, diced
 2 celery ribs, diced
 1 onion, diced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 14 oz white beans
 14 oz canned tomatoes
 1 tsp dried basil
 ½ tsp dried oregano
 500 ml vegetable broth
 150 g fresh spinach, chopped roughly
 salt and pepper, to taste

Directions
1

Heat oil over medium-high heat in a Dutch oven or stock pot.

2

Add carrots, onion, celery and garlic and cook about 5 minutes until onion becomes soft.

3

Add to the pot the beans, tomatoes, basil, oregano, salt, pepper and broth. Cover; simmer about 30 minutes until vegetables are tender.

4

Then stir in spinach cook just until spinach is wilted then serve and top with cheese to taste.

Adapted from Betty Crocker

Ingredients

Ingredients
 2 tbsp olive oil
 2 carrots, diced
 2 celery ribs, diced
 1 onion, diced
 2 cloves garlic, minced
 14 oz white beans
 14 oz canned tomatoes
 1 tsp dried basil
 ½ tsp dried oregano
 500 ml vegetable broth
 150 g fresh spinach, chopped roughly
 salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Directions
1

Heat oil over medium-high heat in a Dutch oven or stock pot.

2

Add carrots, onion, celery and garlic and cook about 5 minutes until onion becomes soft.

3

Add to the pot the beans, tomatoes, basil, oregano, salt, pepper and broth. Cover; simmer about 30 minutes until vegetables are tender.

4

Then stir in spinach cook just until spinach is wilted then serve and top with cheese to taste.

Simple Bean Soup

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