Garlic Lovers White Bean Soup

Recipe by Sageca
READY IN: 7hrs




  • Soaked bean adding 1 tsp Baking Soda 8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain and rinse.
  • Place beans, water, chicken broth powder, rosemary, thyme and bay leaf in a a slow cooker.
  • Cook on High for 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile, place garlic cloves in foil; roast at 350F for 30 minutes.
  • Let cool and set aside.
  • Add onions, carrots and celery to bean mixture, Leave on High another hour.
  • Add ham cubes.
  • Reduce to Low and cook app 4 hours.
  • Remove about 1 cup of the soup from the pot and place in a bowl.
  • Break the roasted garlic cloves into pieces with your fingers and press out the cooked garlic and stir into the bowl with the soup.
  • With hand mixer or blender, carefully puree mixture until still slightly chunky. Stir it back into the pot.
  • Let it cook another 1/2 hour to blend the flavours.
  • Remove bay leaf.
  • Stir in parlsey.
  • The taste will surprise you!
  • Cooking time does not include the bean soaking time.
  • Tip:After reading Charmie's review start with 10 cups of water and add some more if needed.