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Spinach and white bean soup

Spinach and white bean soup

By Nmami Agarwal             09/14/2018

Don’t judge this recipe by its name! The moment when you get to know the ingredients, you will come across the taste it will be actually serving it to you after getting cooked. This spinach and white bean soup is amongst our healthiest recipe list which will nourish you completely when taken in mid-day meal or in the evening while filling you fuller from the stomach.

Nutritional Values
Spinach contains numerous vitamins and minerals like vitamins B6, B9 and E and potassium, magnesium. Also, it’s an extremely nutrient-rich vegetable. It has good amounts of carotenoids, vitamin C, K, folic acid, calcium and iron. Including spinach in your diet help benefiting your eye health, reduce blood pressure, oxidative stress and help prevent cancer. Apart from that other veggie used in this recipe too servers multiple nutritional values to your body same like spinach.
White beans are considered the healthiest because it contains an abundance of soluble fiber, that helps in lowering your cholesterol and triglyceride levels. And other ingredients like thyme and basil leaves packed with amazing antioxidant properties.

Ingredients

  •  Olive oil- 1 Tsp
  •  Garlic, minced- 2
  •  Onion, diced- 20g
  •  Dried thyme- ½ tsp
  •  Dried basil- ½ tsp
  •  Vegetable stock- 200ml
  • Bay leaves- 2
  • Baby spinach- 25g
  • Cannellini beans drained and rinsed- 15g
  •  Lemon Juice- 10ml
  •  Chopped fresh parsley leaves- 2 tsp
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Course: Evening or Dinner
Calories: 104 kcal
Protein: 2.8 grams
Fat: 4.2 grams
Carb: 9.1 grams

Method

  • Heat olive oil in a large deep pan over medium heat. Add garlic and onion to it and cook while stirring frequently. Cook, until onions become translucent. Stir in thyme and basil leaves until fragrant.
  •  Whisk in bay leaves, vegetable stock and 1 cup water and bring it to a boil.
  •  Now, stir in spinach and beans until the spinach is wilted. Next, stir lemon juice and parsley by seasoning it with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Serve immediately.

Over to you
So, don’t turn around from this dish at the first look and try it to know its real worth. With a hope of helping you reasons to run on healthy track, we have come up with this recipe. So, try soon and let us know in the comment section below.

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