Chicken Kale and White Bean Soup
Comforting homemade soup recipe filled with chicken, healthy kale, hearty white beans in a chicken stock base. Made with creamy Parmesan, and gluten free.
Melanie - Gather for Bread
medium cloves garlic
cans white cannellini or great northern beans
peeled and chopped
crushed red pepper flakes
chicken broth or stock
Parmesan cheese rind
dried bay leaf
stems removed, cut into bite sized pieces
In a 5-8 qt stock pot or
, heat the olive oil. over medium heat. Add the onion; cook for about 8 minutes, or until the onions are soft and translucent.
Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
Stir in the white beans, carrots, oregano, parsley, salt, and pepper. Add the chicken broth, chicken, Parmesan rind and bay leaf.
Bring to a boil, then turn down to a simmer and let cook for 20-30 minutes. Discard bay leaf. Toss in the kale, a handful at a time.
Simmer for an additional 10-15 minutes.