2 cups Dried White Beans (soaked over night)
2 Stalks Celery
1 cup Carrots, diced
1 Onion, chopped
1 Large clove of garlic, chopped
½ cup each Zucchini, Green Beans, Corn, Peas, Green/Red Peppers,
2 handfulls Fresh Spinach or Escarole, cut
1 can stewed or diced tomatoes
½ lb Bacon, fried and cut small
1 lb Bulk Italian Sausage
4 cups Beef Broth
1 small can Tomato Paste
1tsp Basil, Rosemary, Parsley
Salt and Pepper to taste
If needed extra tomato sauce, water, olive oil
Cook the beans in their soaking water about 2 hours or until tender.
Drain reserve liquid and put ½ of the beans in a food processor.
Cook sausage, bacon, put to the side.
Heat oil sauté garlic, onion, celery, carrot, beans and rest of vegetables
Add sausage and bacon
Add broth, stir in tomato paste and seasonings
Add spinach, and processed beans
Salt, pepper, simmer if needed add more broth or tomato paste