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Velvety bean soup

  • Gluten Free Diet

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Velvety bean soup


  • Add the beans into a bowl and fill it with enough water to cover them.
  • Add 1 level teaspoon of salt, stir lightly, and set the beans aside to soak for 8-12 hours.
  • Drain the beans, rinse them with cold water to clean them, drain again, and set them aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in a pot over medium heat. 
  • Finely chop the bacon and sauté it for 2 minutes. Set a little bacon aside to serve. 
  • Add the beans into the pot along with the water and simmer for 1 to 1 ½ hour. 
  • Add salt, pepper, and remove the pot from the heat.
  • Beat the soup with an immersion blender until the beans are completely dissolved.
  • Transfer the pot back on heat, add the heavy cream, the butter, and let the mixture come to a boil.
  • Serve with the bacon you’ve set aside, finely chopped chives, freshly ground pepper, and croutons.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
35 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
63 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
130 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
16 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
5 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
52 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
68 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
9 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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