Basic Italian Bean Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 25 mins

Basic Italian Bean Soup

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"Simple and basic Italian bean soup. Great for a quick fix during the week. My Italian mother-in-law rattled this one out to me over the phone years ago. So glad I wrote it down quick! She doesn't remember telling me. The kids love it for a simple and quick dinner."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir onion in hot oil until tender, about 5 minutes; add garlic and continue cooking until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes more.
  2. Pour tomato sauce into the pot; stir. Add cannelini beans, basil, oregano, salt, and pepper. Bring the mixture to a simmer, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook until the beans are hot, 5 to 7 minutes more.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can add orzo, cut spaghetti, or grated cheese. It's also good with just some saltine crackers.
  • Garbanzo beans work just as well as cannellini in this recipe.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 210 kcal
  • 11%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.6 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 4.3 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 9.3 g
  • 37%
  • Protein
  • 8.9 g
  • 18%
  • Sodium
  • 1094 mg
  • 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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