White Bean Soup
|Great northern beans/Other white beans||1 Pound|
|Olive oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Minced fresh onion||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Diced lean smoked ham||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Seeded minced jalapeno pepper||2 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Water||7 Cup (112 tbs)|
|Chopped fresh flat leaf parsley||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Sort and wash beans, and place in a Dutch oven.
Cover with water to 2 inches above beans.
Bring to a boil; cook 2 minutes.
Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour.
Drain beans; set aside.
Wipe pan with a paper towel.
Heat oil in pan over medium heat until hot.
Add onion, ham, jalapeno pepper, and garlic; saute 7 minutes or until onion is tender.
Add beans, water, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil.
Partially cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour.
Place 2 cups of bean mixture in a blender or food processor; cover and process until smooth.
Return puree to pan; stir in parsley.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2776 Calories from Fat 338
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40 g60.9%
Saturated Fat 10.1 g50.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 95.2 mg31.7%
Sodium 3506 mg146.1%
Total Carbohydrates 447 g149%
Dietary Fiber 93.1 g372.5%
Sugars 11.5 g
Protein 129 g257.9%
Vitamin A 30.1% Vitamin C 98.1%
Calcium 82.8% Iron 145.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet