Eats: Bean & Veggie Soup

10:30 AM

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Soup! It's what's for dinner! I swear, for as much as I love food, I could have soup every single day in the winter, and salads every day in the summer. I love meals loaded with veggies, and since we are in Polar Vortex Round Two, this was a great meal for us. 

I made a HUGE batch, so you can always cut down on this, but, if you are like me and want to have enough for several meals for a week, this is perfect for that. 

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2 tablespoons olive oil
1 yellow onion, chopped
3-4 cloves chopped garlic
2 bunches kale, chopped
10 cups water
6 veggie bouillon cubes 
1 (15oz) can diced tomatoes
2 (15oz) cans cannellini beans, drained
6 white potatoes, peeled & cubed
3-4 carrots, peeled & chopped
1-2 bunches of celery, chopped
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
Salt & Pepper to taste

*I also would normally put red pepper flakes to taste, but Liam was over and I wasn't sure if that would be too spicy for him. 

Heat the oil in a large pot, then add the onion and garlic. Cook until soft. Stir in the kale, and cook until wilted. Stir in the rest of the ingredients, and simmer until potatoes are cooked through (about 25 minutes).

I made some cornbread to go with ours, because why the hell not. Soup!

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  1. I always make huge pots of soup too so I can have it all week. Looks delish! :)

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  2. this looks really good. my mom just made a vegetable soup. i love eating soups!!! we had that and a sandwich last night.
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  3. Love this kind of soup..this time of year!

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  4. Oh..I love cornebread! with this kind of soup, too!

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  5. i'm with you, as long as i have some sort of bread to eat with my soup, i could eat it every night, too. even in the summer! this one looks yummy!

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  6. Gah! This looks so hearty and healthy - I want!!

    xx

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