Easy Kale, Beef and White Bean Stew


Kale is a potent source of Vitamins A, C, and K, and is also high in fiber. Incorporating it into this flavorful soup makes eating your greens fuss-free.

Kale, Beef, and White Bean Stew
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
25 mins
Slow Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 25 mins


  • 1 ¼ pound boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 cup chopped onion (1 large)

  • 1 14.5 ounce can stewed tomatoes, undrained

  • 1 14.5 ounce can lower-sodium beef broth

  • 1 tablespoon sweet Hungarian paprika or paprika

  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 7 cup fresh kale, rinsed, trimmed and chopped (about 1 bunch)

  • 2 15 ounce can no-salt-added cannellini beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 - 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


  1. In a 4 to 5-quart slow cooker stir together beef, onion, tomatoes, broth, paprika, thyme, garlic, rosemary, and pepper.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

  3. If using low-heat setting, turn cooker to high-heat setting. Stir in kale and beans. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more.

  4. To serve, stir in vinegar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

326 Calories
7g Fat
39g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 326
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 562mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 107.5mg 538%
Calcium 201.9mg 16%
Iron 5.9mg 33%
Potassium 1153mg 25%
Folate, total 48.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.9mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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