White Bean and Escarole/swiss Chard Soup

White Bean and Escarole/swiss Chard Soup

Ready in 40 minutes

This easy to make soup is hearty and delicious and will fill you up on a cold day. You can really modify the flavor by adjusting the garlic.

"I just made this recipe again but this time I used kale instead of swiss chard and it was yummy!"

- lisacrooke

Top-ranked recipe named "White Bean and Escarole/swiss Chard Soup"

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2 tablespoons olive oil
3 ounces prosciutto cut into cubes or small pieces
1/2 cup Onion; diced
3 cloves Garlic; minced
3 cloves Garlic; left whole, but crushed with the side of a knife
1 teaspoon Fresh rosemary; chopped finely
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 head Escarole or Swiss Chard or Spinach or combination; (about 1 pound) trimmed, washed, and coarsely chopped
2 15 oz cans Cannellini (White beans); drained
1 15 oz can Diced tomatoes
6 cups Chicken Broth; homemade or low-sodium canned
1 teaspoon kosher salt; to taste
Freshly ground black pepper; to taste

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



In a soup pot, heat the oil over medium heat, add the proscuito, and saute for about 5 minutes. Remove meat with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add the onion and saute until golden, about 10 minutes. Add the garlic, rosemary, and pepper flakes; saute for 3 minutes more. Add the Greens (escarole, swiss chard or spinach), stirring for 2 minutes more. Add the beans, tomato, broth, and salt to taste; bring to a boil. Lower the heat to maintain a gentle simmer, cover, and cook for 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in the reserved proscuitto and season with salt (be careful with the salt as proscuitto can be quite salty and you might not need much, if any) and pepper to taste. Serve with the oil and/or parmesan cheese sprinkled on top.


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I just made this recipe again but this time I used kale instead of swiss chard and it was yummy!
lisacrooke 3 years ago
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lisacrooke 3 years ago
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