Bacon and white bean soup

18th July 2016 - Recipes

Quick recipe finder Bacon and white bean soup

This hearty soup can be whipped together in minutes and is a great way to use white beans from your store cupboard.

For this recipe you will need a blender or a food processor.

With a GI of 48 this meal is high protein, low GI and provides 189 kcal per portion.



  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Add the bacon, garlic and onion and fry for 3-4 minutes, or until the bacon begins to brown and the onion softens.

  2. Add the thyme and fry for a further minute. Add the beans and stock to the pan and bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.

  3. Transfer the soup to a blender or food processor and blend with the parsley and pepper until smooth.

  4. Return the soup to the pan and heat through, then ladle into 4 bowls and serve immediately.

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