The complex flavor of this stew will have 'em thinking you've been simmering it for hours. Adding the kale leaves at the very end ensures they keep their structure.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, carrots, and celery and season with salt. Cook vegetables, stirring, until tender, about 8 minutes.

  • Increase heat to medium high and add tomatoes and their juice. Cook, stirring, until mixture begins to caramelize, about 3 minutes.

  • Add 7 cups water, potatoes, and beans, and bring soup to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes, then stir in kale.

  • Cook, covered, until tender, about 2 minutes, then season with salt and pepper. Top with Parmesan.

Cook's Notes

Toss a Parmesan rind into the broth while cooking. It will heighten the richness of the soup.

Reviews (4)

42 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 12
  • 4 star values: 17
  • 3 star values: 9
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1
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Very tasty, and good for us! I prefer it with more white beans, and the slightly crunchy vegetables give it such a fresh appeal.
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The finished product was screaming for bacon... but we're trying to keep it healthy here, so I liked it for that reason. Easy, healthy and tasty.
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Love this recipe, I just wish there was nutritional information like with some of the other recipes. I make this recipe probably 2-3 times a month, it's simple and delicious!
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Made it last night - w/o the cheese, as I'm vegan. It was delish!