Chef John's Tuscan Bean Soup

This smooth, silky Tuscan bean soup with crunchy, crispy croutons makes a warming bowlful on a chilly day.

Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large pot. Add butter; allow butter to melt. Add onion, celery, and carrot and cook and stir until onion begins to turn translucent and golden, about...


Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans white kidney beans (cannellini), rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • salt to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 1/3 cup creme fraiche
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh bread cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

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