Healthy & Hearty Spinach and White Bean Soup (Ready in Less Than 30 Minutes)

A healthy and hearty, comforting soup – chock full of fresh spinach, white beans and orzo pasta – made in less than 30 min!


You’ll Need:


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions:


  1. Heat olive oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add garlic and onion, and cook, stirring frequently, until onions have become translucent, about 2-3 minutes. Stir in thyme and basil until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Whisk in vegetable stock, bay leaves and 1 cup water; bring to a boil. Stir in orzo; reduce heat and simmer until orzo is tender, about 10-12 minutes.
  3. Stir in spinach and cannellini beans until the spinach has wilted, about 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and parsley; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Serve immediately.


Source: damndelicious.net

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