University of Idaho - I Banner
students walk on University of Idaho campus

Visit U of I

Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

Parents on campus during orientation

Homecoming Oct. 14 - 21

Join other Vandal families for a week of celebration and Vandal traditions. View Calendar

campus full of students

U of I Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Learn about UIRA

Fresh Harvest Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked small white beans - Idaho varietal
  • 2 cups cooked Idaho lentils
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 
  • 1 cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 fresh garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 small or 1 large sweet potatoes, diced
  • 1 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 (large, 28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup other fall harvest Idaho vegetables (may use up to 4 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 4-5 cups vegetable or chicken stock or half water half stock
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (more or less to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper (more or less to taste)
  • 1 - 2” piece of pecorino cheese rind or cheese and 1/3 cup grated pecorino Romano (about 2 ounces) 

Instructions 

Saute onion in olive oil over medium heat until opaque.

Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.

Add chopped vegetables, herbs, tomatoes, pecorino piece/rind and 2 cup water or stock.

Cook until potatoes are almost tender.

Add beans, remaining 2 cups of stock, salt and pepper.

Simmer for 1 hour.

Nutritional Value - 1 Cup Serving

Calories-140, Fat - 2 gm, Saturated fat 0.5 gm, Protein - 10 gm, Sodium - 200-400 mg

Media Contacts

Marketing and Communications Manager, U of I Boise

Phone: 208-364-4586 | Alternate – 24 Hour Media Line: 208-310-2948

Email: mortega@uidaho.edu

Director of Communications

Phone: 208-885-4295

Email: jwalker@uidaho.edu