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Hearty Kale Soup

An easy and delicious soup that's loaded with fresh veggies and beans that can be made ahead of time for busy weeknights.
Course Main Course, Soup, Weeknight Dinner
Cuisine American, Irish-American, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword Best Kale Recipes, Easy Soup Recipes, Soup Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Author Melissa


  • 1 large bunch Kale, washed and chopped
  • 1 large Onion, chopped
  • 2 medium Sweet Potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 2 cans Kidney Beans, rinsed and drained we did red and white
  • 6 cups Vegetable Broth
  • 6 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Dried Basil
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


Stove Top

  • Begin by prepping your kale, sweet potatoes, onion and garlic cloves and set aside.
  • Heat Dutch Oven (or large saucepan) over medium heat and saute onion with olive oil and spices until tender, approx 3 mins.
  • Add in the kale, sweet potatoes and garlic - toss to coat. Add in broth and beans and stir to incorporate.
  • Bring soup to a boil over medium-high heat, reduce and simmer uncovered for 20-25 minutes until sweet potatoes are tender.
  • Stir in salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot and enjoy!

Slow Cooker

  • Follow steps 1-3, but combine everything in your slow cooker. Set to low heat for 6-8 hours.

Instant Pot

  • Follow steps 1-3, sauteing and adding ingredients in your Instant Pot instead. Set to Soup function (10 minutes at high pressure) allow to naturally release pressure for 10 minutes once done.