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Italian Bean Soup with Greens

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Italian Bean Soup with Greens
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8
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Bring a touch of the Italian countryside to your dinner table with this flavorful veggie-packed soup. A hearty bowlful will warm up the coldest day!
Updated Aug 18, 2011

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced (1 cup)
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped (1/3 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 cans (15 to 15.5 oz each) great northern or cannellini (white kidney) beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can (28 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 4 cups packed fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese (2 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    In 5-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add carrots, onion, celery and garlic; cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until onion is tender.
  • 2
    Stir in beans, tomatoes, basil, oregano, salt, pepper and broth. Cover; simmer 30 to 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • 3
    Increase heat to medium; stir in spinach. Cover; cook 3 to 5 minutes longer or until spinach is wilted. Ladle soup into bowls; top each with cheese.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Spinach will discolor if cooked in an aluminum saucepan and may also discolor the pan. For this recipe, use a Dutch oven that is made of stainless steel, is porcelain covered or made of other nonreactive material.

Nutrition

270 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 15g Protein, 39g Total Carbohydrate, 7g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving (About 1 1/3 Cups)
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
990mg
41%
Potassium
830mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
9g
37%
Sugars
7g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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