Hearty Tuscan Bean Soup

30 mins (prep 10, cooking 20)
11 ingredients
4 servings
As part of my pursuit of a healthier lifestyle, I am always looking for new ways to use beans. This recipe looks like it would hit the mark rather well but still taste lush. It was originally printed in the January 2008 copy of the BBC Good Food Magazine. The recipe says it can be frozen.

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Serving Size (183.99 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 133.7 Calories from Fat 80.1
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.9g 54.77%
Saturated Fat 1.51g 30.15%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 17.01mg 22.68%
Sodium 460.48mg 76.75%
Total Carbohydrate 7.56g 10.09%
Dietary Fiber 2.79 g 44.68%
Sugars 2.55 g %
Protein 7.35g 58.83%
Vitamin A 504.7IU% Vitamin C 1.2mg%
Calcium 56.42mg% Iron 1.27mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large carrot, cannellini beans, fresh rosemary, fresh thyme, slices bacon