Recipe: White bean soup with thyme

Soups with aromatic herbs
September 18, 2009

ThymeI used some fresh wild thyme for this warm soup.

White bean soup with thyme

White bean soup with thyme

250g tinned Cannellini beans
1 bay leaf
1 onion
1 carrot
1 celery stalk
1 tomato
1 clove garlic
1 tsp. thyme
salt and black pepper

Mince the onion, carrot and celery and fry in a pot with oil. Add the bay leaf and cook until the vegetables are tender.
Add the peeled and diced tomato, minced garlic and thyme and cook five minutes.
Meanwhile blend one third of the cannellini beans into a puree.
Add the whole beans and the beans puree to the pot. Pour in some water and cook ten minutes. Remove the bay leaf.
Garnish with fresh thyme leaves and serve hot with bread slices.

White chicken chiliA similar recipe:

White chicken chili

After Zucchini daal, I tried another Madhuram's recipe: White Bean Soup. This goes to Poornima from Tasty Treats who's hosting Tried and Tasted, a monthly event started by Zlamushka.

This post goes also to Monsoon Spice that host this month's edition of My Legume Love Affair, created by The Well-Seasoned Cook.
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