Tuscan Kale Soup!

The cool crisp chill of December days have struck us all now, and honestly, there’s nothing quite like a cozy soup to warm you up! And my favorite part about soups is you can throw together almost all your leftover vegetables and ingredients and create a really hearty and scrumptious dish! Go ahead and try this one out:

Ingredients:

  • ½ tsp olive oil
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 1 leek
  • 2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 carrot
  • 2 celery stalks (not entire celery bunch)
  • 1 (16-oz) can of diced tomatoes
  • 2.5 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 (16-oz) can cannellini beans
  • ½ bunch kale
  • Sea salt
  • Black Pepper

 

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a stock pot, Add in onions and leeks, cooking on medium-heat until softened. Add in garlic, thyme, carrot, and celery.
  2. Add in tomatoes and vegetable stock. Bring to a boil.
  3. Place lid on pot and simmer for 15-minutes
  4. Remove lid and add in cannellini beans. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Stir in kale. Place lid back on pot and simmer additional 5 minutes (or until kale begins to break down/wilt). 
  6. Season with sea salt and black pepper, as desired.
  7. Serve with Fresh Bread & Enjoy!!