White Bean and Kale Soup

Kale and bean soup with tomatoes

Kale and white bean soup with tomato and fresh lemon juice

Serves 6

1 medium white onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 cans low sodium chicken broth
2 cans white beans, such as cannellini, great northern or navy
2 cups chopped kale leaves, stems removed
2 tomatoes, seeds removed, diced
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
kosher salt to taste
2 teaspoons finely chopped Italian parsley
1 lemon, juiced, seeds removed

1. Saute Onion & Garlic: In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, saute onion and garlic until onion is tender, about 5 minutes, stirring often.

2. Make Broth: Add broth and 1 can of beans, tomatoes, basil and thyme to pot and bring to a simmer, stirring often.

3. Puree Beans: Meanwhile, in a food processor, puree the remaining beans, with their liquid, until smooth.

4. Thicken Soup: Add pureed beans to saucepan to thicken soup, stir to combine, and continue to simmer another 5 minutes.

5. Add Lemon: Add lemon juice and stir. Test seasoning and adjust salt to taste. Continue to cook another 5 minutes.

6. Serve & Enjoy: To serve, ladle into bowls and sprinkle with parsley. Enjoy!


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