Hearty Kale and Bean Soup

This Hearty Kale and Bean Soup soup will warm you up and keep you going for the rest of your day! Perfect for an on-the-go lunch!


– 1 tbsp of vegetable oil – 1 small yellow onion diced – 2 ribs of celery – 2 carrots diced or sliced – 3 garlic cloves minced – 1 head of broccoli or cauliflower cut into florets  – 1 large potato diced  – 1 bunch of kale finely chopped – 1 14.5-oz can of diced tomatoes, in their juices – 3 15-oz cans of beans  – 6 c of water – 4 vegetable bouillon cubes – 1 tsp of oregano or Italian seasoning  – Salt and pepper to taste – 1 squeeze of lemon juice optional – Hot sauce optional

In a large pot over medium-high heat, add the oil. Once the oil is heated, add in the onion, celery, carrots, and garlic. Saute for about 3 or 4 minutes, or until onions become tender and translucent.

Add in the broccoli or cauliflower, potatoes, kale, tomatoes in their juices, beans, water, bouillon cubes, seasonings, salt, pepper, and lemon juice.

Bring to a boil, lower to a simmer, cover, and let it simmer for 20 minutes. You’ll know it’s finished if the potatoes are tender.