Pureed beans add a satisfying richness and roasted tomatoes add incredible flavor to this hearty winter soup. Make it a meal: Serve warm slices of “Kneadless” Black Olive & Herb Yeast Loaves alongside this soup for dunking.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1994
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place beans in a medium saucepan with water to cover by 1 inch. Bring to a simmer over high heat. Reduce heat to low and cook for 2 minutes. Cover, remove from heat and let stand for 1 hour. Drain, return beans to the saucepan, add broth and thyme and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until the beans are tender, 30 to 40 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

  • Arrange tomato halves in a single layer, cut side up, in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Scatter garlic over the top and drizzle with oil.

  • Bake the tomatoes until shriveled and beginning to brown, 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours, brushing them with pan juices occasionally. Let cool 10 minutes. Slip off and discard skins. Dice 6 of the tomato halves and reserve.

  • Place the remaining tomatoes in a food processor or blender. Remove 3/4 cup of the beans with a slotted spoon and add them to the processor or blender along with a little of the bean cooking liquid. Puree until smooth. Transfer the puree to the saucepan and add the remaining beans and reserved diced tomatoes, vermouth, sage and sugar. Bring to a simmer and cook for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate up to 2 days.

Nutrition Facts

213 calories; protein 10.9g 22% DV; carbohydrates 27.6g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 6.9g 28% DV; sugars 7.1g; fat 6g 9% DV; saturated fat 0.9g 4% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1914.9IU 38% DV; vitamin c 33.4mg 56% DV; folate 91.5mcg 23% DV; calcium 91.6mg 9% DV; iron 3.3mg 19% DV; magnesium 69.4mg 25% DV; potassium 1069.1mg 30% DV; sodium 505.4mg 20% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 17% DV; added sugar 1g.

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11/06/2011
White Bean and Roasted Tomato Soup I have had this recipe for many many years. It was in you magazine. This is my stepson and Husbands favorite! I like to use dry beans and a large can of white beans to puree and thicken the soup. If in a hurry I buy petite diced tomatoes and rinse them off in a culander picking out the tomatoe pieces with out the seeds for the soup. Make some homemade French bread and you have a meal made in heaven:-)) Pros: Very easy Cons: non Read More