This is a simple version of a traditional Italian Bean Soup. It's as well known in Italy as the Soup au Pistou is in France.
2 C dried great northern or cannellini beans
6 C water
1 onion, diced
6 cloves of garlic, chopped
salt to taste
Olive Oil and fresh chopped Rosemary for garnish
Rinse beans, place them in a 7 quart slow cooker
Add water, onion, and garlic
Cover and cook on low for 8 hours, beans should be tender.
Use an immersion stick blender and puree the soup to your desired texture.
Serve each bowl drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with fresh chopped Rosemary.
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