Spinach, Leek and Cannellini Bean Soup

    Spinach, Leek and Cannellini Bean Soup

    60saves
    25min


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    About this recipe: Cannellini bean soup with spinach and leeks is a delicious and filling soup that is perfect for vegetarians if you use vegetable stock, and quick to make. I've been making this soup for years.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 2 teaspoons olive oil
    • 4 leeks, bulb only, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 800ml chicken stock
    • 2 (400g) tins cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • 7 tablespoons couscous
    • 60g fresh spinach
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan or soup pot over medium heat. Add the leeks and garlic; saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in the chicken stock, cannellini beans, bay leaves and cumin. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to low, and stir in the couscous. Cover, and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in spinach and season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

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    Thank you Beth4kids!! It answered my question of what should I eat tonight quickly - 12 Oct 2012

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