Peasant soupSubmitted by: SHIRA2325
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
Coarse salt and ground pepper
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, plus more for seasoning, if desired
2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes in juice
2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) cannelini beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1 bunch (about 1 pound) kale or collard greens, cut crosswise 1 inch thick and well washed, with water still clinging to it (blanched if desired)
2.Add tomato paste and vinegar; cook, stirring frequently, until slightly darkened, 2 to 3 minutes.
3.Add tomatoes (with their juice), beans, kale (or collard) greens, and 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until broccoli rabe is tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Season with balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper to taste.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SHIRA2325.