This delicious soup will warm you up on these cold winter days!
Butternut Squash, White Bean and Kale Soup – Serves 4 – 6
1 small butternut squash, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces
3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
1 bunch of kale, washed, hard stems removed and finely chopped
2 cans of low sodium cannellini or northern beans, drained and rinsed
1 medium yellow, chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp dried sage
4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
3 cups water
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
Cook the onion in 1 tbsp olive oil on medium heat for 5 minutes or until tender in soup pot. Add the carrot and cook for 5 more minutes.
Add the squash, beans, broth, water, herbs, salt and pepper and bring to a boil. reduce the heat to low and continue cooking, covered for 20-25 minutes, until are the vegetables are tender. Add the kale to the soup, stir, cover and cook for 10 more minutes. Taste for seasonings and adjust to taste. Serve immediately.
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