White Bean and Noodle Soup

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 1/4 cups - dried white beans, soaked overnight
  • 6 ounces - spaghetti, ribbon noodles or vermicelli
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 celery stick, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 parsley springs, finely chopped
  • 1 sprig - sage, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp - olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

How to Make White Bean and Noodle Soup

  • Drain the beans and put in a large saucepan with the onion, carrot, celery garlic, parsley, sage, bay leaf and enough water to cover.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover the pan and allow it to simmer gently for 2 hours, or until the beans are soft.
  • Put one cupful of beans through a food mill or rub through a sieve.
  • Stir the pureed beans back into the soup.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper and bring back to a boil.
  • Add the spaghetti or noodles to the soup, and boil for about 12 minutes, or until the pasta is cooked and tender but still firm to the bite.
  • Just before serving, drizzle the olive oil into the soup and a generous grinding of black pepper.
  • Transfer to individual serving dishes.