Ruby Swiss Chard and White Bean Soup

Ruby Swiss Chard and White Bean SoupRecipe
Photo: Annabelle Breakey
We like the robust flavor of red Swiss chard in this soup recipe from Sunset reader Juliet Grossman, of Temecula, California. You could also make it with green Swiss chard, which is milder, or spinach.


Serves 4
Total time: 30 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 135
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Protein 5.9 g
Fat 4.1 g
Satfat 1 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fiber 5 g
Sodium 914 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 small onion, chopped
1 medium carrot, halved and sliced
1 bunch red Swiss chard, chopped
1 can (15 oz.) white beans, drained and rinsed
1 qt. reduced-sodium vegetable broth
Parmesan cheese


Heat oil in a medium pot over high heat. Add garlic, onion, and carrot. Cook, stirring often, until softened, about 3 minutes. Add chard, beans, and broth. Cover and cook until very hot. Serve with cheese.


Nutritional analysis is per 1 3/4-cup serving.