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Creamy White Bean Soup

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Creamy White Bean Soup is another trendy recipe which I once learned from a TV cooking show. Lots of cream, some herbs of your choice and ofcourse loads of fresh white beans makes a perfect Creamy White Bean Soup. Whenever my kitchen is stuffed with extra white beans, I navigate my thoughts and prepare this delicious dish. I am no longer scared for the sudden parties at home. I make sure my guests enjoy the supper as much I do.
  Dried white beans 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onions 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), thinly sliced
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Minced parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Veal stock/Chicken stock 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Tomato sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Basil 1 Teaspoon, minced
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Half and half 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Cook beans in water and salt 1 hour, adding more water if needed.
Cook vegetables and parsley in oil and butter, covered, 30 minutes.
Do not brown.
Add stock, tomato sauce, basil, pepper and beans with their liquid.
Cover, bring to boil, lower heat and simmer 1 hour or until beans are tender.
Puree, reheat with cream and adjust seasonings to taste.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1388 Calories from Fat 529

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g92.5%

Saturated Fat 22 g110.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 89.5 mg29.8%

Sodium 3764.8 mg156.9%

Total Carbohydrates 162 g53.9%

Dietary Fiber 33.1 g132.2%

Sugars 29.7 g

Protein 65 g129.6%

Vitamin A 305% Vitamin C 137.3%

Calcium 78.9% Iron 111.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Creamy White Bean Soup Recipe