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French White Bean Soup

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Chopped onion
  • 2 lg Leeks; chopped
  • 3 Cloves garlic; minced
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 15 oz White beans; drained and
  • -Rinsed
  • 2 md Potatoes; peeled and
  • -Cubed
  • 1/2 ts Dried thyme
  • 3 c Vegetable broth; low salt
  • 1 c Evaporated skim milk
  • 1/4 c Fresh chopped parsley
  • 2 ts Lemon juice
  • 1 ds Salt
  • Freshly ground white pepper
  • -To taste


Use only the white part of the leek for this soup. Cut potatoes into
1/2-inch cubes. Use Great Northern or pinto, or 1-3/4 cups home-cooked
white beans. Substitute watercress for parsley.

In large saucepan or Dutch oven, saut”š onions, leeks and garlic in olive
oil for about 5 minutes over medium-high heat. Add beans, potatoes, 1/4
teaspoon of thyme and 1 1/2 cups of vegetable broth; simmer 20 minutes.
Pur”še in blender or food processor. When smooth, return to saucepan and add
remaining broth and evaporated milk; heat through. If necessary, add more
water or broth to reach desired thickness. Before serving, stir in chopped
parsley, lemon juice, salt, white pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon thyme.

Serves 4, with 265 calories and 4 grams fat per serving. Preparation time:
10 minutes. Cooking time: 35 minutes

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