Superfast, Super Simple Italian Soup

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Superfast, Super Simple Italian Soup

Recipe Courtesy of Mary Lou Terranova - Pritikin Alumna
Yield: 4 people


  • 14 ounce can cannellini bean rinsed
  • 5 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth (low sodium)
  • 1 head escarole finely chopped
  • red pepper flakes to taste
  • black pepper to taste


  • Spoon out 2 tablespoons of beans. Puree the rest.
  • In a pot, sauté garlic till translucent.
  • Add chicken broth and escarole.
  • Steam (slow simmer) for about 15 minutes, or to your taste.
  • Throw in pureed beans, pepper flakes, black pepper, and 2 tablespoons of whole beans.
  • If you want more bulk, add a little cooked whole-wheat spaghetti.