Sweet Potato Kale Soup Recipe

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Sweet Potato Kale Soup Recipe
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Sweet Potato Kale Soup Recipe

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If you're looking for a healthier dish with a difference, try this recipe from Tamar Holmes of San Diego, California. White kidney beans, sweet potatoes, kale and plenty of garlic flavor this brothy blend. "It's the perfect winter soup and has soothed me through many a cold," Tamar notes. "It's a cinch to make, too."
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces fresh kale
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) vegetable broth
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 12 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Cut out and discard the thick vein from each kale leaf. Coarsely chop kale; set aside. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, saute onion and Italian seasoning in oil until onion is tender.
Stir in the broth, beans, sweet potatoes and kale. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered for 10 minutes. Stir in the garlic, salt and pepper. Simmer 10-15 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
Originally published as Sweet Potato Kale Soup in Taste of Home October/November 2004, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 150 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 836mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch.

  • 4 ounces fresh kale
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) vegetable broth
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 12 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. Cut out and discard the thick vein from each kale leaf. Coarsely chop kale; set aside. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, saute onion and Italian seasoning in oil until onion is tender.
  2. Stir in the broth, beans, sweet potatoes and kale. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered for 10 minutes. Stir in the garlic, salt and pepper. Simmer 10-15 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender. Yield: 8 servings (2 quarts).
Originally published as Sweet Potato Kale Soup in Taste of Home October/November 2004, p9

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beeje User ID: 496279 71951
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2009

"Thanks for sharing that!  I am always using Kale, I love it.  "

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