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Sweet Potato Kale Soup

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."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings (2 quarts)

Ingredients

  • 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) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 5 cups chopped fresh kale
  • 12 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition 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.

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  • New
    Nov 22, 2020

    this recipe is delicious as is. my daughter absolutely fell in love with it and her roommate ate three or four bowls! since it is so good we’ve never change the ingredients around but perhaps will try that someday!

  • Tammy
    Jul 22, 2020

    I really liked this recipe, but I made some modifications. Had to use Chicken broth, Added a few tomatoes, Chickpeas instead of cannelini beans, And added some water. This was surprisingly good and didn’t take too long to make.

  • beeje
    Feb 2, 2009

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

  • suki66
    Jan 25, 2007

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