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Basic Tuscan Bean Soup

Per Serving

Basic Tuscan Bean Soup

Makes: 9 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 140
Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fiber 6 g
Sugars 6 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 210 mg
Potassium 460 mg
Protein 7 g
Phosphorus 145 mg
Choices: Starch 1, Nonstarchy Vegetable 1, Lean Protein 1
  • Makes: 9 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 28 minutes


1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 onion, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
2 carrots, diced
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. minced fresh rosemary
5 cups low-sodium chicken stock or broth, or vegetable broth
1 (14-oz) can chopped tomatoes
2 (16-oz) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
1–2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp. minced fresh basil


  1. In a saucepot over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onions, celery, and carrots and sauté for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and rosemary and sauté for 1 minute. Add the remaining ingredients, except the vinegar and basil. Bring to boiling. Reduce the heat and simmer, partially covered, for 20 minutes.
  2. Add the vinegar. Top with the basil before serving.

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