We love healthy soups for a light dinner or a warm and hearty lunch. This Healthy White Bean Soup recipe is perfect for both.
Delicious and Healthy White Bean Soup
Nothing smells more like fall than a nice big pot of homemade soup simmering on the stove.
Many memories have been made simply by serving your favorite soup around fall activities. A nice warm pot of soup awaits everyone after a chilly hike through the woods or raking leaves on a crisp cool day.
This soup is delicious and nutritious at the same time filled with all good things for your family.
A little pot of healthy warm love on a chilly day. Eat your beans – they are good for you and loaded with protein!
Delicious bean soup made with white beans that is heathy and hearty.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 medium onion, diced fine
- 3 cloves garlic, diced fine
- 3 medium carrots, cut into very small pieces (1 full cup)
- 2 turkey sausage links, cut into small pieces
- 1 bunch fresh spinach, chopped fine (2 full cups)
- 2 15. 8 oz cans great northern beans
- 3-1/2 cups chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon thyme
- 1 tablespoon dried parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch more if needed
Using a medium soup pot, saute onions for about 3 minutes in olive oil.
Add the carrots and garlic to the pot and saute 3 more minutes.
Add the sausage to the pot and continue to saute for about 2 minutes.
Add the spinach and continue to cook and stir for 2 minutes.
Add the beans, chicken broth, spices, salt and pepper to the pan and stir.
Bring to a light boil; reduce heat and cook on a light simmer for 20 minutes.
**** Make a quick cornstarch slurry to thicken soup. Start with 1/2 tablespoon of cornstarch in a small cup. Add equal amounts of water and stir until a smooth paste forms. Stir the slurry into the soup and bring soup to a light boil. Repeat if you want a thicker soup.
We used Bush’s Great Northern Beans and Johnsonville Turkey Sausage for this recipe.
What To Serve with White Bean Soup?
You can serve a sandwich or grilled cheese with this bean soup or just a simple tossed salad.
A salad with fruit is a great side dish idea. Salad with Cucumber and Blueberries
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Black Bean and Rice Soup
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