Creamy White Bean Soup with Lemony Yogurt and Crispy Leeks

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2019

Soup made with canned beans is convenient and satisfying. But can it be sophisticated, too? Surprisingly, yes.

SERVES4 to 6

TIME1¼ hours

Creamy White Bean Soup with Lemony Yogurt and Crispy Leeks

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

To make a creamy, smooth, and quick bean soup, we started by briefly simmering canned great Northern beans and their seasoned canning liquid with softened aromatic vegetables and herbs. Heating the beans caused their starches to hydrate, wh...

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