Kale & Bean Soup with Ham

Kale & Bean Soup with Ham

Kale & Bean Soup with Ham

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces bag of 16 bean soup mix; the flavor packet is to be discarded.
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 4 ounces reduced sodium smoked ham steak, cut into dices
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped, about  3/4 cup
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2/3 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1 small green pepper, chopped, about 3/4 cup
  • 4 cups kale, coarsely chopped, stems removed
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, finely sliced
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp cracked black pepper
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 3 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 2 sprigs thyme

Directions

1 . During the night, rinse and soak beans. The next day, reject the soaked water and put in a pot with 12 cups of water, cook uncovered on medium-high heat for 1 hour .
2 . Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat, pour oil and cook ham until browned for about 2 minutes. Add carrot, onions, garlic, celery, green pepper, green onions, tomato sauce, cilantro, cumin, salt, and pepper and cook 5 minutes more, until tender.
3 . Add the beans as well as the thyme and rosemary.
4 . Reduce heat to medium-low, cook covered 1 hour, stirring from time to time. Then, open the pot, increase heat to medium-high and simmer about 15 minutes, until the soup is thicker and the beans are cooked through.
5 . Cook again for 10 to 15 minutes after adding the kale.

This Recipe Inpired From Skinnytaste

Nutritional information

Servings: 10 | Size: scant 1 1/4 cup

  • Calories: 155
  • Fat: 2 g
  • Carb: 36 g
  • Fiber: 18.5 g
  • Protein: 13.5 g
  • Sugar: 3.5 g

Points Plus: 5 | Smart Points: 5

All posted nutrition information is approximate and has been calculated using the nutrition calculator on myfitnesspal.com. Skinny Points makes no guarantees of accuracy and use of different brands may change the nutrition information.


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