White Bean Soup (Sopa de Frijoles Blancos)

Don’t you just love soups that are simple and quick to make? Soups like this White Bean Soup, that are easy to prepare, nutritious and full of flavor, seem too good to be true :) It is always welcome in my home to be prepared when pressed for time. This white bean soup is delicious and comforting. Enjoy!

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Ingredients

(4 Servings)

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cans white beans, drained
  • 5 cups chicken, beef or vegetable stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cooked bacon for garnish

Directions

Heat the oil in a medium pot, add the onions and carrots, cook for 3 minutes, add the garlic and scallions and cook for 1 minute more.

Add the beans, stock, cumin, salt and pepper. Cook for about 30 minutes over medium heat. Add the cilantro and cook for 5 minutes more.

Transfer the soup to a blender and blend until smooth. Return to the pot and bring to a boil. Remove the pot from the heat and serve warm.

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Comments

  1. says

    Yes, I do love soups that are simple and quick to make, as long as they taste good! I’m making this one tonight! (I’m not kidding) I was wondering what to have for supper without going out to buy anything. This is perfect and I have everything I need, even the bacon! Thanks! I love you pics too!

  2. says

    You definitely can’t go wrong with easy to make soups such as you white bean soup… and that bacon, it adds the mmm goodness in a soup all the time!
    Thank you for adding my site as one of the sites you follow. Im always thrilled when a blogger as big as you are do that! Thanks Mucho!

    Malou

  3. Maria says

    Erica, Thank you so much for this recipe.
    I made this soup with fresh white frijoles because I had them.
    And it was delicious!!!
    Maria

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