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tuscan white bean soup cup

Tuscan White Bean Soup

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 10 cups 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Tuscan


This Tuscan white bean soup can be made in one pot. It’s perfect for a healthy, weeknight meal!



  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and chopped,
  • 2 ribs of celery, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 8 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 4 cups of vegetable broth
  • 4 cups of water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 large kale leaves, torn into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 15oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 4 15oz cans of cannellini beans
  • 1 large sprig of rosemary (optional)
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large 6 qt pot over medium heat until it’s shimmering.
  2. Add the onions, carrots, and celery and cook over low to medium heat for about 10 minutes, until the vegetables begin to soften.
  3. Add the garlic and continue to cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the broth, water, bay leaves, tomatoes, and beans.
  5. Simmer for 20-25 minutes until vegetables are fully softened.
  6. Add the kale and bundle of rosemary and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes until the kale is bright green.
  7. Remove the rosemary and the bay leaves.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste

Keywords: white bean soup