prep time: tbd
cook time: tbd
servings: 7 -8
2 cups dried cannelloni beans - rinsed well
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion - chopped
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
5 cups vegetable broth
2 1/2 cups water
1 bay leaf
1 tablespoon thyme - minced
1 1/2 cups carrot - diced
8 cups kale - coarsely chopped
3 small yukon gold potatoes - washed and diced
1/2 cup strawberry tomatoes - quartered
1/3 cup shaved parmesan cheese - garnish
1. place rinsed kidney beans in a medium pot. cover with water until they are completely submerged, leaving 2-inches of water above them. place over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until boiling. take off heat and let sit uncovered for 1 1/2 hours. drain and rinse well. set aside.
2. in a large dutch oven over medium heat, heat the olive oil and add garlic, stirring constantly, until fragrant. add the onions and cook until softened, about 4 - 5 minutes. add the vegetable broth, water, bay leaf, thyme, carrots, kale, and tomatoes. cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes.
3. add the potatoes and continue to cook for another 30 - 35 minutes, until potatoes are soft when pierced with a fork. season with salt and pepper. garnish with parmesan.
- epicurean mom