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A ladle full of kale and white bean soup

Kale and white bean soup

A simple soup made with kale, white beans, and carrots and simmered in a rich broth.
Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2 T choice of fat- butter coconut oil, animal fat, etc.
  • 1 c onion diced
  • 4-5 carrots sliced
  • 3 cups cooked white beans
  • large bunch of kale stems removed and chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cloves garlic minced or crushed
  • 6 cups broth
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in large stock pot over medium heat.
  • Add onions, carrots and saute until onions are soft.
  • Add remaining ingredients, stir.
  • Bring to a boil and then turn back heat and let simmer for 30-45 minutes.


If you are using dried beans, you need to cook them ahead of time. You can simmer them on the stovetop according to package directions or cook them in the slow cooker for about 5 hours on high.