Total Time
8hrs 50mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 8 hrs 30 mins

With the cold weather coming on, I need all the warm soups and stews I can find. This one sounds right up my alley!! It might take some time, but it is done in the crockpot...BONUS!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse the beans and pick out any debris.
  2. Put the beans in a crockpot set on high.
  3. Add the salt and water.
  4. Cook for 8 hours or overnight, or cook in simmering water on the stove for a couple of hours.
  5. Heat the oil in a wide skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add the onion, bell pepper, carrots, and celery.
  7. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 15 min until soft.
  8. Add the garlic and cook for 3-4 min more.
  9. Scrape the vegetables into the beans.
  10. Rinse the kale and remove any big stems.
  11. Chop the leaves and add to the soup along with the tomatoes, basil, rosemary and red pepper flakes.
  12. Cook until the kale is wilted and tender, about 15-20 minute.