Tuscan Bean & Kale Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: 8
 
A traditional bean and kale soup but with quinoa.
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 28oz can diced tomatoes
  • 4-6 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 19 oz can white kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 large bunch kale, stems removed, chopped finely
  • ½ lb green beans, cut into 1" pieces
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic. Saute for 5 minutes, until the onion begins to soften a bit.
  3. Add canned tomatoes, vegetable stock, kidney beans, kale, green beans, and quinoa. Stir to combine.
  4. Add seasonings.
  5. Cover and reduce heat to minimum. Let simmer for 30 minutes.
Recipe by These Things I Love at http://thesethingsilove.com/2012/09/tuscan-bean-kale-soup/