Cannellini Bean Soup

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May. 04, 2011

Oh what a great recipe! I make it all the time, it is perfect for lunches or light dinners.


Cannellini beans 2 Can (20 oz) , rinsed
Onions 1 Medium , chop
Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm) , crush
Chicken broth/Vegetable broth 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Lettuce head 1 Medium , chop
Extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoon
Grated romano cheese 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Dry white wine 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)



1. In a large saute pan pour extra virgin olive oil and saute the onions until translucent.

2. Add crushed garlic and saute for 3 minutes.

3. Add cannellini beans and broth.

4. Cook over medium heat until the beans are tender; mash them to make a creamy soup.

5. Add leafy lettuce greens and cook for about 15 minutes.

6. Add dry white wine and half the cheese. Stir and cook for additional 10 minutes.


7. Serve in bowls and sprinkle remaining cheese on top.


Add 1 cup water if the soup is too strong in taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 364Calories from Fat 135

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1175 mg48.96%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.7%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 17 g34%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet