Easy Tuscan Bean Soup
 
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Serves: Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 medium to large carrots, chopped
  • 2 stalks of celery, chopped
  • 4 cups of low sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 sprigs of thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cans of cannellini beans, drained & rinsed
  • 4 cups chopped kale
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Fresh grated Parmesan Cheese for Garnish
Instructions
  1. In a large thick bottomed sauce pan heat oil over medium high heat and sauté onion until it becomes translucent (about 1-2 minutes).
  2. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute before adding carrot and celery.
  3. Cook for another minute before adding broth, thyme, and bay leaf.
  4. Bring to a simmer and add beans and kale.
  5. Cook stirring regularly until the kale turns dark green and beans are soft.
  6. Adjust seasoning and serve warm, with a sprinkle of cheese on top.
Recipe by Sweet Love and Ginger at http://www.sweetloveandginger.com/easy-tuscan-bean-soup/