there's nothing you'll be wanting more than a nice, hot bowl of soup to warm you up from the inside out
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Kale, Quinoa & White Bean Soup
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Makes 6 servings.
What You'll Need
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, diced
2 large carrots, diced
2 large celery stalks, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons herbs de provence or thyme
1/2 cup dried quinoa, rinsed
2 15 oz. cans white beans, drained and rinsed
1 can diced tomatoes, with juices (fired roasted pref.)
7 – 8 cups vegetable broth or water
1 5 oz. package baby kale (or 1 small bunch, de-stemmed and roughly chopped)
pinch of red pepper flakes (optional)
salt & pepper to taste
1. In a large stew pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Sauté onions for 5 mins or so, until translucent. Add garlic, celery, carrots, herbs, and spices, then cook another 2 mins.
2. Add quinoa, beans, tomatoes, and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for about 25 mins.
3. Add kale and simmer, stirring occasionally, until kale wilts.
When choosing beans, cannellini, great northern, navy beans or chickpeas all work well!