Navy Bean Soup

Description: Comforting Flavors to Warm the Soul. 

Servings: 4-6

Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 30 mins


1 Tbs olive oil

1 potato medium potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes...about  ½ cup

2 carrots chopped ¼ inch pieces

1 onion medium sized, diced

2 celery ribs diced

1 zucchini medium sized and diced

1 tsp jalapeno pepper, minced

1 can (15-1/2 oz) navy beans, rinsed and drained

2 to 2-1/2 cups vegetable or chicken broth

8 ounces tomato sauce

2 Tbs minced fresh parsley

1-½ tsp minced fresh thyme                                                           


  1. Heat oil over medium heat and add potatoes and carrots, cook for 3 minutes
  2. Add onion, celery, zucchini and jalapeno; cook and stir 3-4 minutes 
  3. Add tomato sauce, beans, broth, and thyme
  4. Add broth and simmer for 12-15 minutes
  5. Add a little broth or water for desired consistency.
  6. Add parsley for garnish. Serve with some toasted bread. We used rye and pumpernickel. 
  7. Drizzle a little olive oil garnish