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Butternut squash, bean and kale soup

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    Butternut squash, bean and kale soup Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

    This soup will warm you up and fill you up! With almost one-third of your daily fiber, you’ll feel satisfied for longer and help improve your digestion too!

    Ingredients

    1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    1/2 cup diced sweet onion
    5 cloves garlic, minced
    2 cups chopped kale (hard stems removed)
    1 14.5-ounce can fire-roasted tomatoes
    1/2 teaspoon ground sage
    1/2 teaspoon dried basil
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    1 15-ounce can low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
    1 15-ounce can low-sodium great northern beans, drained and rinsed
    4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
    1 12-ounce package frozen butternut squash

    Directions

    1. In a large pan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic and kale. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions appear clear (about 3 to 5 minutes). Add tomatoes, sage, basil and black pepper. Stir and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
    2. Add beans and broth. Stir. Allow to simmer for 3 to 5 minutes or until beans are heated through. Add squash, stir and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until heated through.
    3. Portion into bowls, allow to cool slightly and enjoy warm.

    Makes 6 servings

    Carb choices per serving: 2 

    *Option not included in nutrition facts.

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    If you don’t have black or great northern beans on hand, almost any beans will do! Try red kidney, pinto or even lima beans!*

    Nutrition Facts