Black-Kale and White-Bean Soup With Barley

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

MarthaStewart.com Delicious, healthy white bean, kale soup. Best served with a fresh baguette.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring 8 cups of water to a boil in a large pot. Reduce heat, add barley and simmer until just tender, about 1 hour.
  2. Add 2 cups stock to pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and add onion, garlic, red-pepper flakes and salt. Season with pepper. Simmer until barley is soft, about 20 minutes.
  3. Add beans with liquid, kale and remaining 2 cups water and 1 cup stock. Simmer until kale is tender and cooked through, about 7 minutes.
  4. Divide into bowls. Sprinkle with Parmesean and lemon zest and season with pepper.