This smooth and silky autumnal soup is perfect with a chunk of buttered, crusty bread and a mug of hot tea. Experiment with different beans to create an array of textures, colours and flavors. This recipe was written by the Healthline Editorial Team: http://www.healthline.com/health-recipes/butter-bean-soup —Healthline
What You'll Need
red onions, peeled and chopped
garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
14-ounce cans of butter beans, drained and washed
Heat the butter in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and fry for 10 minutes or until crispy. Remove from pan and drain on a paper towel.
Add the onions to the same frying pan that cooked the bacon and fry for 3 to 5 minutes or until translucent. Add the garlic and fry for a further 2 minutes.
Add the stock, beans, and oregano. Bring to a boil, turn down, and simmer for 15 minutes.
Blend the soup until smooth and top with chopped bacon rashers.