dish
Hearty Pasta and Bean Soup

6
Serves
249
Calories
15
Nutrients
13
Vitamins

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic , minced
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
2 cups tomato puree
1/2 cup tomato paste
1 15-ounce can cannellini beans , drained
1 cup raw, small shell pasta
6 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Instructions

1. In a large soup pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and cook for 5 minutes, until it begins to soften. Add the garlic, oregano and basil and cook for 2 minutes more.

2. Add the chicken broth, tomato puree, tomato paste, cannellini beans and bay leaf. Season with salt and pepper and simmer for 15 minutes.

3. Add the pasta and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the pasta is al dente.

4. Serve the soup in large bowls with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese.

Serving Size: 1 bowl

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 6
Calories
249
Protein
14 g
Total Carbohydrate
37 g
Dietary Fiber
9 g
Soluble Fiber
1 g
Insoluble Fiber
1 g
Sugar
5 g
Total Fat
6 g
Saturated Fat
2 g
Monounsaturated Fat
2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
7 mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
0 g
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
0 g
Percent Calories from Protein
21 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
57 %
Percent Calories from Fat
21 %
Vitamin A
350 IU
Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
2 mg
Vitamin B6
0 mg
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
Biotin
2 mcg
Vitamin C
4 mg
Vitamin D
2 IU
Folate
101 mcg
Vitamin E
1 IU
Vitamin K
0 mcg
Pantothenic Acid
0 mg
Calcium
117 mg
Iron
1 mg
Phosphorus
202 mg
Potassium
174 mg
Sodium
237 mg
Zinc
1 mg