Chef Ghyslain Maurais makes white bean soup


Posted on November 14, 2012 at 12:14 PM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 14 at 12:21 PM

Ghyslain's hearty white bean soup


2-14 oz. cans of white beans (great northern, cannellini type,) drained

1 medium size onion, diced

2 tablespoon of olive oil

2 slices of bacon, precooked and chopped

4 oz. of Virginia ham, diced

3 leaves of sage, chopped

1 quart of chicken stock

2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar

Salt and pepper



In a saucepan at medium heat, sauté the onions in olive oil until translucent

Add the bacon, ham and sage, keep sautéing for another minute

Add the chicken stock and vinegar, bring to boil

Add the beans and bring back to boil. Simmer for about 10 minutes

Adjust salt and pepper to taste


Viewer tips:


-Can be frozen in small container

-Thaw in your refrigerator overnight and reheat on the stove or microwave

-Serve with warm crusty baguette (Available at Ghyslain locations)