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Spinach White Bean Soup Recipe

Spinach White Bean Soup Recipe

This meatless soup is great for a busy weeknight supper after I get home from my job as a college nursing professor. The soup provides plenty of nutrients to keep me healthy.—Brenda Jeffers, Ottumwa, Iowa
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) vegetable broth
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) tomato puree
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup uncooked converted long grain rice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a 4-qt. slow cooker, combine the first nine ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or until heated through. Stir in spinach. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 136 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 1,080 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein.