Arborio Rice and White Bean Soup

Arborio Rice and White Bean Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home

  • Total Time: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 cup uncooked arborio rice
  • 1 carton (32 ounces) vegetable broth
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen broccoli-cauliflower blend
  • 1 can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • Lemon wedges, optional

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; saute garlic 1 minute. Add rice; cook and stir 2 minutes. Stir in broth and herbs; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until rice is al dente, about 10 minutes.
  • Stir in frozen vegetables and beans; cook, covered, over medium heat until heated through and rice is tender, 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in spinach until wilted. If desired, serve with lemon wedges.

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SOURCE: Taste of Home