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Creamy White Bean Soup with Basil and Olive Oil Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rhea Johnson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 ripe tomato, chopped
2 tsp dried oregano
Pinch of crushed red chili flakes
1 (20-oz) jar of white beans, drained and rinsed
4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
6-8 fresh basil leaves, minced
Juice of 1 fresh lemon
Sea salt, to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oil in a large skillet saucepot over medium heat. Sauté the onion and garlic for 1 minute, stirring often.
Add the tomato, oregano and crushed chili flakes. Continue to sauté for another minute. Add the beans and broth. Bring to a boil, lower to a simmer and cook uncovered for 35 minutes until smooth and creamy.
Add the basil and lemon juice, season to taste with salt.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
1 Starch, 1 Lean Meat

 

 

 

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