Soups

Italian Kale and White Bean Soup

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Kale is one of the new SUPER foods that everyone is talking about. I am always looking for recipes that use kale and this one is absolutely delicious! A friend gave it to me and I made a few adjustments in the seasoning to make it my own.

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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 large onion chopped
3 cloves garlic chopped
1 red or yellow bell pepper chopped
4 chicken or turkey Italian sausages (I used Trader Joe's Sweet Basil Pesto Chicken/Turkey sausage)
1 bag (10 oz) Italian Kale
2 quarts chicken stock
2 cans (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes
1 can (15 oz) Great Northern white beans
1 tsp salt
1 teaspoon seasoned pepper
1-2 teaspoons oregano
Saute the onion and garlic in olive oil. Add the chopped yellow bell pepper and Italian sausages that have ben sliced thin and cook until sausage gets a tiny bit brown. Add chicken stock, diced tomatoes,...
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Nutritions

Calories
341

Sodium
689mg
28% DV

Fat
9g
14% DV

Protein
20g
40% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
12g
50% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV