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Artichoke, Basil, and White Bean Soup

Per Serving

Artichoke, Basil, and White Bean Soup

Makes: 7
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 205
Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 7 g
Sugars 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 740 mg (without added salt)
Protein 9 g
Choices: Starch 1, Vegetable 1, Lean meat 1, Fat 1
  • Makes: 7
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes


2 (14-oz.) cans artichoke hearts, drained
2 (15-oz.) cans cannellini beans
2 Tbsp. olive oil
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup minced onion
4 cups low-fat, reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup minced basil
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
Fresh ground pepper and salt to taste
1/4 cup toasted slivered almond


  1. Puree the artichoke hearts and beans together in a food processor or blender. Set aside.
  2. In a saucepot over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Add the garlic and onion and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the puree and broth and bring to a simmer. Add the basil, crushed red pepper, salt, and pepper. Heat for 3 minutes. Garnish each serving with almonds.

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