Pork, White Bean & Kale Soup

September/October 2007

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Kale is matched up here with white beans and chunks of lean pork tenderloin to create a soup that's satisfying and quick to make. Smoked paprika gives the soup a Spanish flair so some warm bread and sliced Manchego cheese would go well on the side.

"Wonderful! My whole family thought this soup was delicious! "
Pork, White Bean & Kale Soup Recipe

43 Reviews for Pork, White Bean & Kale Soup

Spanish Flair

Followed the recipe exactly, but added one extra ingredient...spanish chorizo. The soup came out amazing! I think without the chorizo, it might have been a little bland. I think this soup would benefit from some extra simmer-time to allow the flavors to meld together. I can understand why it would be even better the next day.

Fast, Healthy, Great for a chilly fall evening
The whole family liked it

This was good and we'll definitely be adding it to our family recipes. The only changes I made was to add an extra can of white beans and reduced the amt of pork by 1/3. I accidentally left it on low heat and it simmered for hours after we first ate it, when I ate another bowl after it had simmered all afternoon it was incredible! It is delicious with the manchego cheese but doesn't need it at all. Enjoy

kale is a superfood
NOT a great let's have again meal

the soup was just ok. I plan to add vinegar just before serving to the leftover soup. I wanted a way to have kale that we would enjoy. This isn't it.

good base recipe, needed help to make it great

i followed the ingredient list and instructions, and got a lackluster soup with chewy pork. so we ended up having somethin else for dinner, and the next day i put it in the crock on low all day with some minced jalapenos, diced zuke, mushrooms, red bell pep, baby yukons, fresh thyme, lemon juice, cumin, and a dash of apple cider vin. turned out amazing. AMAZING!! i was glad for the idea tho, i've often been a little pork shy, and this finished product may have started a little love affair...

easy, yummy healthy ingredients
Comments (1)


Anonymous wrote 1 year 28 weeks ago

We really liked this! A

We really liked this! A little spicy and brothy. I used cubed pork steak and a cup of petite diced tomatoes. At this time of year, tomatoes are not enjoyable, but this soup was perfect for a rainy and windy night. I will make this again.

The flavors didn't quite do it for me.

Everything smelled really good until I dumped in the chicken broth. The end result wasn't horrible, but I thought it was kind of bland.


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