Cucina Fresca’s tantalizing Smoked Tomato sauce features apple-wood smoked paprika bloomed in extra virgin olive oil, fresh caramelized onions, fresh garlic, sea salt and seasonings. This rustic Spanish-style sauce makes a delicious soup.
1 jar Cucina Fresca Smoked Tomato Sauce
15 oz. canned Cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil
2 c. peeled chopped carrots (about 3 carrots)
2 c. chopped celery (about 4 stalks)
2 c. water
Place rinsed beans in a bowl of cold water and set aside.
In pot, sauté carrots and celery in extra virgin olive oil over medium heat for ten minutes.
Add sauce, water and vegetables, and simmer for 20 minutes.
Drain beans, add to pot, and simmer for a few minutes more. Enjoy!