White Bean Soup With Gremolata
- For soup:.
- Saute' first 4 ingredients in hot oil in a dutch oven over medium-high heat 5-10 minutes or until tender.
- Add tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Add beans and next 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, at least 30 minutes.
- Remove and discard thyme sprigs and bay leaf. Stir in salt and pepper to taste and hot sauce, if desired. Top each serving with a spoonful of Gremolata.
- Process all ingredients in a food processor or blender until well blended or to desired consistency, stopping to scrape down sides.