White Bean Soup with Kale & Bacon

Posted on January 23rd, 2014 by Erin | Posted in Recipes

 

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White Bean Soup with Kale & Bacon

Ingredients:

6 Servings

  • 3 slices of Bacon, chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion, diced
  • 2 Carrots, sliced in thin rounds
  • 3 Celery stalks, sliced
  • 4 cloves of Garlic, minced
  • 4 cups of Chicken Broth
  • 3 cans (15 oz) of Cannellini Beans
  • 1 sprig of Rosemary
  • 2 Tablespoons of Soy Sauce

 

Directions

1. In a soup pot, cook the bacon over medium heat until crispy.

2. Increase the heat to medium-high and add the onions, carrots, celery and garlic. Sautee for 5 to 7 minutes, until the onions become translucent.

3. Add the broth, beans, and rosemary and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

4. Remove rosemary and discard. Place half of solids into a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Add back to pot and bring to a boil. Add kale and season with salt and pepper. Try topping with pecans for added crunch and texture!

 

Nutritional Information 

Calories: 227

Fat: 5 g

Saturated Fat: 1 g

Carbs: 34 g

Protein: 11 g

Fiber: 10 g

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