Healthy Recipes

Simple White Bean Soup
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Servings: 8
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Olive oil 1 tablespoon
Onion, chopped 1½ cups
Garlic cloves, minced 2
Low sodium chicken broth 1 can (15 ounces)
Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained 2 cans (15 ounces each)
Cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 can (15 ounces)
Lima beans, rinsed and drained 2 cans (15 ounces each)
Oregano ½ teaspoon
Rosemary ½ teaspoon
Basil ½ teaspoon
Black pepper ¼ teaspoon
Evaporated skim milk 1 cup
Fresh parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan. Sauté onion and garlic until onion is translucent.
  2. Add broth, beans, salt, and seasonings. Bring to a boil.
  3. Simmer on low for 10 minutes.
  4. Pour soup into blender; puree until smooth.
  5. Return to saucepan and stir in evaporated milk. Heat thoroughly, top with fresh parsley.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 0; Vegetables: 1; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 3; Other: 0

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/8 recipe
Calories 340
Calories from Fat 25
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 430 mg
Total Carbohydrate 60 g
Dietary Fiber 14 g
Sugars 11 g
Proteins 19 g
Vitamin A 8% DV
Vitamin C 45% DV
Calcium 20% DV
Iron 25% DV
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