White Bean and Broccoli Soup

White Bean and Broccoli Soup is a very easy soup and at the same time delicious.

White bean and broccoli soup

Here is the recipe I promised. White Bean and Broccoli Soup another healthy recipe for you guys to try. Once again, you don’t have to use white beans, you can use any other type of legume you may prefer, either way if you try let me know how it goes.

I think you could also do this one in a slow cooker if you use dried beans. It will take a lot longer but if you are not press for time it may be worth it. I love using my slow cooker for this type of legume soups.

I have done this White Bean and Broccoli Soup using chick peas before as well. I love chick peas and I always keep them on hand.

Let me know if you get to try this soup. Not only it is super simple but extremely nutritious and tasty.

Enjoy!

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White Bean and Broccoli Soup

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

1 lb dry white beans
3 garlic cloves
4 medium carrots
2 medium potatoes
6 ounces tomato paste
1 lb frozen broccoli
1 tablespoon oregano
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons salt

Directions:

In a large mixing bowl, soak the beans over night.

Heat the oil, in a dutch oven, or any heavy pot,  over medium heat. Add chopped carrots, potatoes and garlic and saute for about 1 minute. Don't let the garlic burn. Add the tomato paste, oregano and salt.
Add the white beans and immediately after add about 6-8 cups of water (depending on how thick you want the soup). Cook on medium to low heat for about 30-45 minutes. Add the frozen broccoli previously thawed about 2 minutes before turning the heat off.

TIP: You can use canned white beans however cooking times will vary. The soup will be done is a mere 10-15minutes.

Calories 320, Calories from Fat 53, Total Fat 5.9g, Saturated Fat 0.9g, Cholesterol
Sodium 797mg, Potassium 1683mg 48, Total Carbohydrate 53.4g from which Dietary Fiber 13.4g, Sugars 6.4g, Protein 17.2g.


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8 comments

  1. Lo que tu dices ideal para la comida…pues la combinación me gusta y me llevo la receta para hacerla un día de estos.
    Una pregunta si te quiero preguntar algo relacionado con nutrición, puedo mandarte un e-mail y he visto que vendes productos de alimentación??? la lista de productos donde se puede encontrar???
    muchas gracias.
    beeeesos

  2. Yum! I like to prepare my veggies like this. But I usually use about 1 to 2 tbsp of oyster sauce, more flavorful :)

  3. Nuria,

    si mandame un email cuando quieras.

    Los productos que vendo estan en el link the products, solo vendo granola pero la verdad ahora que estoy con los dos ninos, estudiando y tal como que lo he dejado :-)

    Saludos

  4. I just found your blog and I LOVE it. I try to focus on healthy eating (although- my most recent blog posts beg to differ haha!) so I will be adding you to my google reader and following you!

  5. Thanks so much Stephanie, hopefully you will get to make some of the recipes I have posted so far :-)

  6. What are the nutritional values of this dish? (Calories). It looks delicious! Thanks!

  7. Wonderful dish!! Wow…so flavorful! I assume you add the chili sauce in with the soy? I didn’t see it mentioned in the directions. Again thank you…great dish!

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