White Bean Soup Recipe


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 carrot sliced
  • 2 ribs celery sliced
  • 15 ounce can cannellini beans or navy beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 cups chicken broth low sodium
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup water or as needed
  • 1 cup medium pasta rotini, fusilli or penne
  • 2/3 cup packed kale roughly chopped
Optional Garnish
  • 1 tablespoon pesto optional
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese


  1. Cook onion in olive oil until tender. Add carrot, celery, beans, seasoning, broth, and water.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Add kale and pasta and simmer an additional 8-10 minutes or just until pasta is tender.
  4. If using, stir in 1 tablespoon pesto. Ladle into serving bowls and top with parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 224

Carbohydrates: 34g

Protein: 11g

Fat: 6g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 2mg

Sodium: 1185mg

Potassium: 365mg

Fiber: 7g

Sugar: 2g

Vitamin A: 3758IU

Vitamin C: 33mg

Calcium: 153mg

Iron: 3mg

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