Recipe: White Bean Soup

 White Bean Soup

White Bean Soup

This recipe is inspired by our last trip to Tuscany.

Time: 2 hours 30

Ingredients:

  • 4 cans of white beans (total of 60 oz)
  • 3 oz of carrots
  • 2 oz of celery 
  • 1 large onion
  • 0.25 lb of pancetta
  • 1 teaspoon of thyme

Preparation for the soup:

 Onions for White Bean Soup

Onions for White Bean Soup

 Carrots for White Bean Soup

Carrots for White Bean Soup

 Celery for White Bean Soup

Celery for White Bean Soup

 Pancetta for White Bean Soup

Pancetta for White Bean Soup

Cut the onion, carrots and celery in small cubes.

Cut the pancetta in small pieces (it can be challenging, so make sure your chef's knife is well sharpened).

Put the veggies and the pancetta in a pot with olive oil, salt and pepper. Cook on medium heat until the onions are soft and golden.

 Preparation for White Bean Soup

Preparation for White Bean Soup

 Preparation for White Bean Soup

Preparation for White Bean Soup

Add the beans, the thyme and 3 cups of water and cook for 2h30 uncovered on low heat.

Et voilà!

 White Bean Soup

White Bean Soup

Bon appétit!