Chard and White Bean Soup

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Hey Jude

A steamy bowl of this on a cold, rainy day is SO comforting. I serve this with crusty bread and a simple salad.

Top Review by Harmony M.

Great soup! Instead of bacon, I tossed in 1 lb of Italian sausage and used 1 tsp of dried ground sage rather than the fresh. Even my kids who avoid anything green looking ate this soup up. Good stuff!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine bacon, onion, garlic, nutmeg and red pepper flakes in a 4-qt saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until onion is softened, 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add chicken broth and white beans, increase heat to high; cook until mixture comes to a boil.
  3. Cut chard stems into 3/4-inch slices.
  4. Cut leaves in half lengthwise, stack, and cut crosswise into 1-inch ribbons.
  5. Add chard stems and pasta when soup boils.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 7 minutes.
  7. Add chard leaves; simmer until wilted, 3 to 4 minutes.
  8. Add sage; remove from heat.
  9. Ladle soup into 4 bowls and drizzle with olive oil.

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