Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers, and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"Soup puts the heart at ease, calms down the violence of hunger, eliminates the tension of the day, and awakens and refines the appetite." -Auguste Escoffier, Chef

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This is an easy soup to make. It takes a little time to cook, but the hardest part is chopping the onions and celery. Thick and creamy, it makes a great summer dinner with a salad and a whole wheat roll.


Cannellini Bean Soup

Servings: 4 | Serving size: about 1 1/2 cups

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied or divided by 2. This recipe is good served chilled and will keep well in the refrigerator about 72 hours.

Serve with a 2 ounce whole grain or gluten-free roll, and one of the following:

Cannellini Bean Soup


1 tsp. olive oil
1 large onion (diced)
2 cloves garlic (minced)
2 medium stalks celery (with leaves, if possible, minced)
2 15-ounce cans no salt added white beans (drained and rinsed)
2 cups no salt added vegetable stock
1/2 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. fresh oregano (chopped)
black pepper to taste

Place the olive oil in a large sauce pan over medium heat.

Add the garlic and white onion.

Cook slowly over medium until the onions are translucent -- about 5 minutes. Stir frequently.

Add the celery and cook for 3 minutes. Stir frequently.

Add the beans and stir well.

Add the chicken stock and salt.

Cover and cook for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.

Add the fresh oregano, and black pepper.

Cook for 10 minutes.

Using a stick blender (or a conventional blender in batches), blend the soup until it is pureed.

The soup may be served hot or chilled.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1 1/2 cups

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 221 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value
Total Fat 1g 2%
    Saturated Fat 0g 1%
    Monounsaturated Fat 1g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 320mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 39g 14%
    Dietary Fiber 10g 34%
    Sugars 2g
Protein 13g
Vitamin K 11mcg