White Bean Soup With Greens South Beach Phase 1

Total Time
27mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 17 mins

This recipe comes from the South Beach Diet Cookbook. It has become one of my go to phase 1 recipes. Filling and easy to make.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the greens and cook for 7 minutes, or until barely tender. Coarsely chop greens prior to cooking if desired.
  3. Drain the greens, squeezing out as much water as possible. Can be done several hours ahead of making the soup.
  4. Bring the broth to a simmer in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  5. Add garlic and greens.
  6. Add beans. (If using canned beans, drain and rinse first).
  7. Simmer gently, partially covered for 10 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve with Grated Parmesan Cheese and Pepper Flakes for garnish.