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Healthified Tuscan White Bean Soup

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120 total calories • 75% less sat fat than the original recipe. Feel like you've bean there and done that. Then try our fresh twist on a classic Tuscan soup that will take you places you have never bean.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
medium onion, chopped
1
slice bacon, snipped
2
cloves garlic, minced
1
can (15 oz) no-salt-added cannellini beans (white kidney beans), rinsed and drained
1
can (14.5 oz) no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
1 3/4
cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1
teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
1/8
teaspoon black pepper
3
cups baby spinach leaves
Toasted baguette slices and/or fresh thyme sprigs (optional)

Directions

  • 1 In a large saucepan, cook onion, bacon, and garlic about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in beans; cook 1 minute more. Stir in tomatoes, chicken broth, dried thyme, and black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • 2 Remove from heat. Mash bean mixture slightly with the back of a wooden spoon. Stir in spinach. Let stand, covered, for 1 minute to wilt spinach.
  • 3 If desired, serve with toasted baguette slices and/or garnish with fresh thyme sprigs.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 80
  • Fat Reduced By 8 1/2g
  • Sodium Reduced By 530mg
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Before After
1 3/4 cups chicken broth 1 slice bacon, snipped
1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained 1 can (15 oz) no-salt-added cannellini beans (white kidney beans), rinsed and drained
1 can (15 oz) cannellini beans (white kidney beans), rinsed and drained 1 can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup baby spinach leaves 1 3/4 cups Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth
4 slices bacon, snipped 3 cups baby spinach leaves
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
200 (before)
120 (after)
Saturated Fat
 
 
4 g (before)
1 g (after)
Sodium
 
 
820 mg (before)
290 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
12 g (before)
3 1/2 g (after)
Vitamin A (%DV)
 
 
20 (before)
40 (after)

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 12/09/2013. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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