Recipes and Cooking Kale and White Bean Soup 3.8 (10) You'll never reach for canned soup again after you see how easy and quick it is to stir together this homemade bean and vegetable soup. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on March 1, 2014 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 7 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 medium carrot, chopped (1/2 cup) 1 stalk celery, sliced (1/2 cup) 1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup) 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 4 cup kale, chopped 1 15-19 ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 14.5 ounce can stewed or diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, undrained 1 cup croutons Salt Ground black pepper Grated Parmesan cheese (optional) Directions In a large saucepan cook carrot, celery, and onion in hot oil over medium-high heat for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Carefully add broth, kale, beans, and tomatoes. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring twice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Divide croutons among 4 shallow bowls. Ladle soup into bowls and, if desired, sprinkle with cheese. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 245 Calories 4g Fat 41g Carbs 15g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 245 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 1155mg 50% Total Carbohydrate 41g 15% Total Sugars 10g Protein 15g Vitamin C 91.7mg 459% Calcium 192.1mg 15% Iron 3.5mg 19% Potassium 809mg 17% Folate, total 39.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *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.