Hearty Bean Soup

This soup has a little kick but will keep you warm and full. Enjoy with salad and crusty bread. Serves 4

Hearty Bean Soup

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    tbsp (15 ml) extra virgin olive oil

  • 1

    onion, chopped

  • 4

    cloves garlic, minced

  • ½

    tsp (2 ml) chili flakes

  • 3

    fresh tomatoes, diced

  • 1

    can (19 oz/540 ml) Western Family beans, drained and rinsed (6 bean mix works too)

  • 2

    cups (500 ml) vegetable or chicken broth

  • ¼

    tsp (1 ml) salt

  • 2

    cups (500 ml) baby spinach or other greens, chopped

  • ½

    cop (125 ml) freshly grated Parmesan cheese or original goat cheese

Directions

In a soup pot, heat oil over medium heat and cook onion, garlic and chili flakes for about 3 minutes or until softened. Add tomatoes, beans, broth and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in greens and cook for Bout 5 minutes or until wilted and tender. Sprinkle with cheese to serve.


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