White Bean and Greens Soup

White Bean and Greens Soup

Published February 22, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 6
Total Time: 30 min

Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 20 min


This soup is brothier than traditional bean soups. If you prefer a thicker soup, remove and puree one cup of the beans before you add the escarole.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: approx. 1 1/2 cups
Calories per serving: 229
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.7g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 43.0g 14%
Protein 15.0g 21%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 (15 oz.) cans cannellini beans
  • 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 cups chopped escarole

Step by Step:

  1. In a large Dutch oven or stockpot sprayed with vegetable cooking spray, cook onion over medium-high heat until soften, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds.
  3. Add beans, broth, and water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in escarole and cook 5 minutes. Serve immediately.