Tuscan Style Bean Soup

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This is all you need for a filling meal. This recipe is from the WEBB Cooks, articles and recipes by Robyn Webb, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association. Preparation time: 15 minutes.

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Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • 3 cups low fat, low sodium chicken broth

  • 1 cup canned whole tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 ½ cups kidney beans, cooked

  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme

  • ½ cup chopped spinach

  • 1 cup seashell pasta

  • ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a large pot over medium high heat, combine the oil, onion and garlic and saute for 5 minutes. Add the red bell pepper and saute for 3 more minutes. Add the broth, tomatoes and beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Add the thyme, spinach and pasta. Simmer for 5 more minutes and pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

174 Calories
3g Fat
29g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 174
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 409mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 6g 22%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 40mg 199%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 221mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.