Bean & Swiss Chard Soup

http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Bean-and-Swiss-Chard-Soup-15608

Ingredients
    1/2 pound (225 g) Swiss chard or kale, trimmed
    1 teaspoon coarse salt, plus additional to taste
    2 flat anchovy fillets
    1/4 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves or dried
    1/3 cup (80 ml) olive oil
    2 medium garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
    1 cup (225 g) cooked small white beans or drained and rinsed canned beans
    4 cups (1 liter) chicken stock [or Garlic Broth for a meatless soup]
    freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    1/2 cup (60 g) small shell macaroni
    freshly grated Parmesan cheese, for serving

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Umbrian Bean & Squash Soup – Zuppa di Fagiole e Zucca

When I think of food storage, you can NEVER have too many bean recipes!  🙂

http://www.italianfoodforever.com/2009/01/zuppa-di-fagiole-e-zucca/

Ingredients:

4 Cups Cooked Cannellini Beans Or 2 (14 Ounce Cans)
2 Stalks Celery, Diced
2 Carrots, Peeled And Diced
1 Medium Onion, Peeled And Diced
3 Garlic Cloves, Peeled And Minced
3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
3 Cups Peeled And Diced Butternut Squash (Or Similar Variety)
1 Can (14 Ounce) Chopped Tomatoes
1 1/2 Liters Homemade Chicken Broth
Salt & Pepper
Pinch Red Pepper Flakes (Optional)
1/2 Cup Chopped Fresh Parsley
To Serve:
Slices Of Crusty Italian Bread, Toasted
Drizzle Of Quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Grated Pecorino Cheese