*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             WW-WHITE BEAN SOUP
 
 Recipe By     : WEIGHT WATCHERS QUICK START COOKBOOK
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : soups and stews                  weight watchers
                 posted
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      teaspoons     olive oil or vegetable oil
      1/2  cup           each diced carrot and celery
      1/4  cup           finely diced onion
    1      clove         garlic minced
    1 1/2  cups          water
      1/2  cup           tomato sauce
      1/4  teaspoon      each basil leaves and salt
      1/8  teaspoon      each thyme and pepper
    4      ounces        drained canned small white beans
    2      teaspoons     chopped fresh parsley
 
 In 1 1/2 or 2 quart saucepan heat oil; add carrot, celery, onion and garlic
 and saute until vegetables are tender.  Stir in water, tomato sauce, and
 seasonings and bring mixture to a boil.  Reduce heat and let simmer for 15
 minutes.  Stir in beans and cook until throughly heated, about 5 minutes
 longer.  Serve each portion sprinkled with 1 teaspoon parsely.
 
 Each serving provides: 1 protein exchange; 2 1/4 vegetable exchanges; 1 fat
 exchange
 Per Serving: 153 calories; 6 g protein; 5 g fat; 22 g carbohydrate; 811 mg
 sodiium (estimated); 0 mg cholesterol.
 
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