I LOVE to make this soup in the winter! It’s loaded with yummy things (kale! beans! carrots! onions!), and an awesome way to get some green veggies and fiber. Make it in a slow cooker, or use canned beans & rock it on the stove top. Enjoy! Love and pull-ups, Laura
White Bean & Kale Soup
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 onions — chopped
1 carrot — chopped
3 cloves garlic — pressed
1 bunch kale — trimmed and sliced
1 pound dried cannellini beans — soaked overnight (or use
1/4 cup tomato sauce
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 quart chicken broth or vegetable broth
Salt and pepper to taste
In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add onions,
carrot and garlic. Cook until onions are translucent. Add kale
and cook till wilted, about 3 minutes.
In a crock-pot, place your soaked beans, add red pepper flakes,
the contents of the skillet and cover with broth (if you need more
liquid, add either more broth or water till contents are covered by
Cook on high 8 hours or until beans are tender. Once beans are tender,
add the tomato sauce and salt and pepper to taste.
Per Serving: 349 Calories; 8g Fat; 19g Protein; 54g Carbohydrate; 13g
Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 85mg Sodium.