Nourishing White Bean Chard Soup
The greens and beans push the potassium over the top, with 1475 mg per serving! That’s almost half of your daily requirement for potassium in one little bowl. 2 Earthfoods per serving: ♥♥
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Cook Time
25minutes or less
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Cook Time
25minutes or less
Ingredients
  • 4tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1large onion, dicedTo save time (and tears) purchase pre-diced onions in the Produce department!
  • 3stalks celery, diced
  • 1tsp. Sea salt
  • 2-15.5 oz.cans cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 cups organic chicken stock
  • 1-12 oz.jar roasted red peppers, drained and chopped
  • 4cloves garlic, mincedUse bottled minced garlic to save time
  • 1bunch Swiss chard, stems removed and roughly chopped
  • fresh ground pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion, celery and salt and cook until the vegetables are golden brown, about 5 minutes. Add the beans and broth, bring to a simmer and cook 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the remaining 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the roasted peppers and minced garlic and cook until the garlic is soft, about 2 minutes. Stir in the chard, cover and cook until wilted, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Scrape the contents of the skillet into the pot and simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes. Season with fresh ground pepper.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts per servingCalories: 320Total Fat: 10 g; Saturated Fat: 2 g; Sodium: 1050 mg; Potassium: 1475 mg; Total Carbohydrate: 45 g; Dietary fiber: 11 g; Net Carbohydrates: 34 grams; Sugar: 6 g (0 grams added sugar); Protein: 15 g