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Recipe: Delicious Tuscan White Bean Soup

Tuscan White Bean Soup.

You can have Tuscan White Bean Soup using 16 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Tuscan White Bean Soup

  1. You need of bacon (diced).
  2. It’s of large green onion (diced small).
  3. You need of shredded carrots.
  4. Prepare of celery stalks (diced small) optional.
  5. Prepare of garlic cloves (minced).
  6. It’s of crushed red pepper.
  7. Prepare of to taste Salt.
  8. You need of white cooking wine.
  9. You need of (14.5) Great Northern Beans.
  10. Prepare of dried rosemary.
  11. It’s of dried basil leaves.
  12. It’s of grated parmesan cheese.
  13. You need of heavy cream.
  14. Prepare of celery seed.
  15. You need of dried parsley.
  16. It’s of chicken stock.

Tuscan White Bean Soup step by step

  1. Place a large stock pot over medium heat and add bacon. Cook until bacon is crisp and cooked through. Use a slotted spoon to remove bacon to a paper towel lined plate, leaving bacon drippings in pan. Set aside..
  2. You want about 1 tablespoon of bacon drippings in the pot, if you do not have enough fat, add extra virgin olive oil to pan until you have about 1 tablespoon of liquid (just eyeball this)..
  3. Increase heat to medium high. Add shallots, carrot, and celery to pot. Cook, stirring frequently until softened, about 3 minutes. Add garlic and crushed red pepper flakes, salt and pepper; cook until aromatic, 30 seconds – 1 minute..
  4. Add white wine to deglaze pan, scraping up brown bits from the bottom of the pan. Cook until wine is reduced to 2 tablespoon, about 3-4 minutes..
  5. Add the chicken stock, beans with their liquid, rosemary and Parmesan..
  6. Increase heat to high and bring soup to a boil. Immediately reduce heat to a gentle simmer. Cover and simmer for 15-18 minutes..
  7. Add in the bacon, 1/4 cup of cream, chopped parsley leaves and grated parmesan. Taste and adjust for seasoning. Taste the soup, add more cream for a richer taste and texture..
  8. (You can serve the soup as is for a brothy consistency, or you can thicken the soup with one of the two methods below.) For an ultra creamy, bisque-like texture, puree the entire soup..
  9. Ladle soup into serving bowls. Garnish with more grated parmesan cheese, green onion, sour cream and or more garlic powder. Serve and enjoy!.

By Joanna Regbert

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