dish
White Bean Minestrone (Minestrone d'orzo e Fagioli)

6
Serves
171
Calories
9
Nutrients
11
Vitamins

Ingredients

3/4 cup dried white beans
1/4 cup diced onion
1/4 cup diced carrot
1/3 cup diced celery
2 medium russet potatoes , peeled and cubed
4 cups cold water
1/3 cup barley

Cooking Instructions

1. Bring a large soup pot of water to a boil. Add the white beans, turn off the heat, cover and let stand for 1 hour.

2. Drain the beans. Put them back in the soup pot along with the onion, carrot, celery, potatoes, bay leaf and 4 cups of water. Simmer until the beans are tender, about 1 hour.

3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, bring 1 cup of salted water to a boil. Add the barley, reduce the heat to low and cook until the barley is tender, about 45 minutes. Remove the bay leaf. Set aside.

4. Using a blender, puree 1/3 of the soup and pour it back into the soup pot.

5. Add the barley. Season with salt and pepper. Heat thoroughly and serve.

Serving Size: 1 bowl

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 6
Serving Size
0
Calories
171
Protein
8 g
Total Carbohydrate
35 g
Dietary Fiber
6 g
Soluble Fiber
2 g
Insoluble Fiber
5 g
Sugar
2 g
Total Fat
0 g
Saturated Fat
0 g
Monounsaturated Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
0 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
0 g
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
0 g
Percent Calories from Protein
19 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
81 %
Percent Calories from Fat
0 %
Vitamin A
853 IU
Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
1 mg
Vitamin B6
0 mg
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
Biotin
0 mcg
Vitamin C
10 mg
Vitamin D
0 IU
Folate
87 mcg
Vitamin E
0 IU
Vitamin K
4 mcg
Pantothenic Acid
0 mg
Calcium
62 mg
Iron
3 mg
Phosphorus
107 mg
Potassium
596 mg
Sodium
19 mg
Zinc
1 mg