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Two Bean Soup

by Erika Nicole Kendall

3  tablespoons  olive oil
1  cup  chopped onion
1/2  cup  chopped carrot
1/2  cup  chopped celery
1/2  teaspoon  salt, divided
2  garlic cloves, minced
4  cups  organic vegetable broth
7  cups  stemmed, chopped kale (about 1 bunch)
3 cups cannellini beans, rinsed, drained, and divided
3 cups black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2  teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper
1  tablespoon  red wine vinegar
1  teaspoon  chopped fresh rosemary

Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion, carrot, and celery, and sauté 6 minutes or until tender. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and garlic; cook 1 minute. Stir in 3 cups vegetable broth and kale. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes or until kale is crisp-tender.

Place half of cannellini beans and remaining 1 cup vegetable broth in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Add pureed bean mixture, remaining cannellini beans, black beans, and pepper to soup. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, vinegar, and rosemary.

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Danielle October 15, 2012 - 5:10 PM

Made this yesterday…. and had it today for lunch. Turned out great. Thanks so much for what you do and your work on this site.

Sonali June 9, 2014 - 2:35 PM

Made this for dinner tonight still licking my chops it’s delicious!! Massive hit with my housemates too they can’t believe how something so healthy can be this tasty!! 😀

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