01.21.2015

White Bean & Kale Soup

 

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When it’s cold outside, there is nothing better then a power packed homemade soup. Last week we made a White Bean & Kale Soup with split peas, carrots, onion, garlic & seasoning.

If this doesn’t sound really good to you, don’t knock it before you try it.

It is DELICIOUS!

Nearly all of the ingredients are organic and it’s pack with tons of nutrition. Did I mention is was delicious?!?! Below I’ll guide you through making this POWER PACKED SOUP. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

  • Bag of mixed greens: Kale, swiss chard & spinach
  • 1 cup of dried split peas
  • 2 cans of organic great northern white beans (rinsed in colander)
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 yellow sweet onion
  • Extra virgin olive oil (cold pressed)
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Water
  • Oregano
  • “Smoke Seasoning”
  • Cayenne pepper

Tools:

  • Crock po
  • Pan
  • Chopping Knives
  • Measuring Cup

 

 

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crock pot

 

Let’s Make It! 

Chop the onion

Dice the carrots

Mince the garlic

THEN saute w/ olive oil in a pan over the stove

Next, add 1.5 tbsp balsamic vinegar to the pan and mix everything together.

After that is looking nice and tasty, put everything in the crock pot.

Add 2 cans of organic great northern white beans (rinsed in colander) and 1 cup of dried split peas.

Finally, add 5.5 cups of water and a little oregano.

SET IT AND FORGET IT! Turn the crock put on low for 8 hours.

20 minutes before serving add a bag of mixed greens. Mix it all together and add “smoke seasoning” and cayenne pepper to suit your taste.

BOOM SHOCKA LOCKA!

White Bean - Kale SOUP

So what do you think?

Do you have any healthy soup recipes that you enjoy?

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