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.


"If you are a dreamer, come in. If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar, a hoper, a prayer, a magic-bean-buyer. If you're a pretender, come sit by my fire, for we have some flax-golden tales to spin. Come in! Come in!" -Shel Silverstein, Poet

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This recipe is a cross between a soup, a stew and a side dish of beans.They can be served as a side dish for almost any meal.You can serve them as a stand-alone soup and the feature of dinner along with a side salad or a sandwich.

The creamy and rich beans have a great warm, savory Italian flavor. Best of all the soup is super simple to make.



Tuscan Bean Soup

Servings: 4 | Serving size: about 1 cup

Cooking Time: 45 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied or divided by 2. This recipe makes great leftovers, Like many soups, it's actually better the next day. Reheat gently.

Tuscan Bean Soup recipe from Dr. Gourmet


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

Add the garlic and fennel and cook for one minute.Stir frequently.

Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes.Stir frequently.

Add the beans, water, basil, oregano, marjoram, tomato paste, mustard, salt and pepper.

Stir well.

Cover, reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes.Stir occasionally.

Uncover and simmer for 30 minutes.Stir occasionally.


Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 1 cup

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 241 Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value
Total Fat 2g 4%
    Saturated Fat <1g 2%
    Monounsaturated Fat 1g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 315mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 14%
    Dietary Fiber 15g 55%
    Sugars 4g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 14% Iron 23%
Vitamin K 4 mcg Potassium 803 mg
Magnesium 105 mg