Total Time
1hr 33mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 13 mins

Soak and rest times are not calculated into prep or cook times.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cover beans with water and soak overnight.
  2. Drain, add fresh water to cover, and simmer until done.
  3. In a medium sized soup pot, saute onions and carrots in olive oil for 3 minutes.
  4. Add celery, chard and garlic and saute 10 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes and beans and enough chicken stock to cover.
  6. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer one hour.
  7. Stir in bread cubes, salt and pepper, parsley and cheese.
  8. Let rest on stovetop for 2 to 4 hours.
  9. Longer is better.
  10. Reheat prior to serving.
  11. Top each bowl with some shredded Parmesan cheese.

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