• Email
  • Pin It
 

Kale and Bean Stew

 

Contributed by:

Kale and Bean Stew
 

 

0 comments | Leave Comment

 
1 Rating1 Rating1 Rating1 Rating1 Rating (1 Rating)
Loading ... Loading ...
 
 
 

Recipe

Kale and Bean Stew

Times

  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 1 hour
  • Ready Time : 1 hour, 10 min

Servings

Ingredients

  • .5 pound kale stems removed, chopped (=4 cups)
  • 4 large garlic cloves peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 cups white kidney beans cooked
  • 5 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 heaping tablespoons tomato paste
  • 6 fresh sage leaves or .5 teaspoons dried
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • .5 cup cornmeal finely ground; optional
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice or to taste
  • parmesan cheese grated; optional.

Directions

Remove the stems from the kale. Coarsely chop leaves. Soak the leaves in a bowl of cold water while you make the soup.

In a soup pot, saute the garlic in olive oil for half a minute. Add half of the cooked beans and half of the vegetable stock to the pot. Puree the rest of the beans and stock in a blender or food processor along with the tomato paste and sage. Stir the pureed beans into the soup. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Drain the kale. Mix it into the soup. Simmer for half an hour or until tender.

Mix the cornmeal with the lemon juice and enough water to make 1 cup. Pour this paste slowly into the simmering soup while stirring constantly to prevent lumps from forming. Simmer the soup for another 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Taste for salt and pepper, adjusting seasonings accordingly. Serve the soup immediately, topped with cheese if desired.

This is a meal in itself, perfect served with focaccia, fresh tomatoes, olives and red wine.

Leave a Reply

Log in or Join For Free or leave a reply as a guest
Login



Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

  Notify me of follow-up comments by email

Posted in

Uncategorized

, , , , , , ,