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White bean soup with pasta
published on 2023-08-30 by hyperreal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1.5 cups frozen mirepoix
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 0.25 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 0.25 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 28 oz diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 15 oz cannellini beans, rinsed
  • 8 oz whole wheat pasta
  • 1.5 cups frozen cut-leaf spinach
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Put large saucepan of water on to boil.
  • Heat oil in large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add mirepoix and cook, stirring until softened (~3 minutes)
  • Add garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, crushed red pepper, and ground black pepper. Cook, stirring until fragrant (~1 minute).
  • Add tomatoes and their juices, broth, and beans. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to maintain a lively simmer.
  • Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes break up (~10 minutes).
  • Cook pasta in boiling water for 1 minute less than the package directions. Drain.
  • Stir spinach into soup.
  • Stir in pasta just before serving.