Kale and Bean Soup Recipe

Ingredients 1 Tbsp. of olive or canola oil
6 to 8 cloves of garlic ( crushed or minced)
1 large onion,chopped
4 cups of kale chopped if fresh ( you can use frozen 2 or 3 pkgs. or if canned use 2 to 3 cans )
4 cups of vegetarian chicken stock or veggie broth
2-15 oz. cans of white beans,any kind
1 can of stewed tomatoes or chopped fresh tomatoes
1 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. rosemary
salt and pepper to taste
1 cup of chopped parsley
Instructions In a large pot, heat olive oil then add garlic and onion. Sauté these ingredients until soft.Add kale and sauté until wilted.Add 3 cups of the broth, 2 cups of beans, tomatoes, herbs,salt and pepper.Simmer 5 to 10 minutes.
Use a blender, or what have you, mix the remaining beans and broth until smooth.I bet you’re asking why, it’s to thicken the soup. Mix into soup.Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
Serve it up in bowls and dress with parsley.