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Thursday, July 7, 2011

#9 Kale and white bean soup with roasted red pepper

-1 buch kale, leaves removed from tough stalks, chopped
-1 cup cut button or crimini mushrooms
-1 can white beans drained
-1 roasted red pepper chopped
-4 cups vegetable stock
-2 cups water
-1/2 white onion
-1 tablespoon minced garlic
-1 teaspoon thyme
-salt and pepper to taste
-dash of lemon juice
-table spoon olive oil

*heat oil in heavy stock pot, add garlic and onions until tender
*add broth, water, mushrooms, and beans
*add roasted red pepper
*once liquid is to a boil add the kale and let wilt into soup
*add thyme, lemon juice, salt and pepper and simmer for 20 minutes
*serve as is or sprinkled with shredded cheddar cheese

***** i just realized how much it looks like Christmas in a bowl...random side note

1 comment:

  1. Actually, it looks nothing like Christmas in a bowl - that would be a snowglobe. It does, however, closely resemble the flag of Bangladesh in a bowl.