Bush’s<sup>®</sup> Tuscan Garbanzo and Sun-dried Tomato Soup

Bush’s® Tuscan Garbanzo and Sun-dried Tomato Soup

This creamy soup, made with sun-dried tomatoes and our plump Garbanzo Beans, is great for that first chilly fall night. It comes together quickly, then simmers for just 20 minutes.

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Recipe Details

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Servings: 6 cups


  • 1 can (16 oz) BUSH'S® Garbanzo Beans, drained and divided
  • 1 cup medium pasta shells, such as cavatelli
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 3 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp dried red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup julienned sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to directions. At the same time, in a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, rosemary, bay leaf and red pepper flakes. Add 2 cups water, tomatoes, carrots and garbanzo beans, reserving 1 cup whole beans.
  2. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 7-10 minutes.
  3. Puree vegetable mixture in blender or food processor and return to saucepan.
  4. Add pasta and remaining whole beans and heat through, adding water if soup is too thick.