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Greens, Beans and Bacon Soup

Greens, Beans and Bacon Soup
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 3
This skillet dinner has it all - bacon, kale and beans blended in an easy soup.
Updated March 8, 2012

Ingredients

  • 3 slices bacon, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 3 cups packed chopped kale
  • 2 1/4 cups water
  • 1 can (15 oz) cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 can (14 oz) roasted garlic-seasoned chicken broth
  • 1 cup frozen chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Red pepper sauce, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    In large saucepan, cook bacon over medium-high heat 8 minutes or until crisp. Reserve 2 teaspoons drippings in pan; discard excess drippings.
  • 2
    Add kale, water, beans, broth, onion and pepper to bacon and drippings in pan. Stir in pepper sauce. Heat to boiling over high heat; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 25 minutes. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Total Fat
7g
0%
Saturated Fat
2g
0%
Sodium
947mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
0%
Dietary Fiber
8g
0%
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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