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Fasolada (Cannellini Bean Soup)

TIME

Prep Time:  15 mins

Cook Time:  1.5 hrs

SERVES
8
CREATED BY

Conscious Ground Kitchen / Rebecca Chiartas

Fasolada (Cannellini Bean Soup)

GF, DF, Vegan.

Ingredients:

Method:

  • Boil white beans, dry for 40-45 minutes. Alternatively, soak the beans in water overnight and then follow the same steps
  • Dice carrots small bits (6mm cubed) and finely chop leek, onion and celery.
    In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add 3 tbsp of olive oil and saute all vegetables for about 2 minutes
  • Add diced tomato to saucepan and saute, mixing the vegetables, for 2 minutes
  • Strain the white beans and add them into the saucepan with the vegetables, cover the beans and vegetables with boiling water. Put the lid on and let simmer for 35-40 minutes or until the beans are tender
  • At the end of the cooking time, add remaining olive oil and boil until thick and creamy. Remove from the heat, top with chopped parsley and serve

History & Benefits:

Fasolada is a traditional Greek dish, sometimes known as the national dish of Greece. The beauty of this dish is that you can add more or less of anything to suit your taste. It is best served with some type of bread to soak up all the liquid!

Olive oil is a vital ingredient, a primary heart healthy food in the mediterranean diet. Olive oil retains all of its previous vitamins and minerals when consumed raw, which is why we add olive oil at the end of cooking. Be sure to use extra virgin olive oil, if possible. This will lift the flavour and help the soup get thick and creamy.

Santos Organics is proud to partner with Conscious Ground Kitchen

This recipe was developed in collaboration with Conscious Ground Kitchen expert team of chefs and nutritionists. Conscious Ground Organics is a certified organic farm and earth education centre in Byron Bay. Their philosophy is to bring compassion, love and healing through the food they grow, while the affiliated Conscious Ground Kitchen is dedicated to providing the most delicious, nutrient-rich food products for your home, because great nutrition is vital for a healthy lifestyle.