Slow Cooked Bean Soup

By Ms. Lizz

Get a healthy dose of fiber with this gluten free, dairy free bean soup.

Slow Cooked Bean Soup
Ingredients
  • Makes 8 servings

  • 1 cup Beans, great northern, mature (dry)

  • 1 cup fresh chopped onion (1 large)

  • 1 cup chopped carrots (2 medium)

  • 1 fennel bulb , trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces

  • 2 medium garlic cloves , minced

  • 1 tsp ground thyme , crushed

  • 1 tsp dried marjoram , crushed

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 42 oz low fat unsalted chicken broth

  • 2 1/2 cup cooked chicken breast, diced (about 12 oz)

  • 14 1/2 oz canned unsalted diced tomatoes , undrained

  • 2 tbsp chopped parsley , snipped

Directions
  1. Rinse the beans. Using a large saucepan or Dutch oven, combine beans and enough water to cover beans by 2 inches. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans.

  2. Meanwhile, in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, combine onion, carrots, fennel, garlic, thyme, marjoram, and pepper. Place beans on top of vegetables in cooker. Add chicken broth.

  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 hours. Stir in cooked chicken and undrained tomatoes. Cover and cook for an additional 30 minutes or until heated through. Stir in parsley and serve.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 205.2
Total Carbs 22g
Dietary Fiber 6.8g
Sugars 3.5g
Total Fat 3.2g
Saturated Fat 0.9g
Unsaturated Fat 2.3g
Potassium 574.7mg
Protein 21.2g
Sodium 152.5mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Starch
1 1/4 Vegetable
2 Very Lean Meat

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3 replies

Bunny lover
Bunny lover 2015-11-25 11:15:09 -0600 Report

I would like to see more serving sizes in the recipes. 1/2 cup, 1 cup…etc. it makes it easier to determine the rest of the meal.