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  • Summary

    Any bean will work in this pasta and bean soup, but tubed pasta or shells make for the best mouthfuls.

    Ingredients

    • 3 cups dried small white beans, such as risina or navy
    • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 1 large onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice
    • 1 celery stalk, cut into 1/4-inch dice
    • 4 garlic cloves (2 minced, 2 crushed)
    • 1 small dried red chile, crumbled
    • 1 small sprig fresh rosemary, plus more, finely chopped, for garnish
    • 1 bay leaf (preferably fresh)
    • 8 to 9 cups homemade or low-sodium store-bought chicken stock
    • 1/4 cup shredded peeled carrot
    • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • 1/2 bunch Swiss chard, stemmed and thinly sliced crosswise (3 cups)
    • 2 cups small pasta shells
    • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 520 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 28.39%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 19.71%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 8 mg 2.54%
    • Sodium: 179 mg 7.48%
    • Calcium: 133 mg 13.28%
    • Potassium: 1048 mg 29.94%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 29.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 68 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 13 g 52.08%
    • Sugar: 5 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 34.35%
    • Vitamin C 6.7%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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