Full of seemingly limitless nutritional value, this member of the cabbage patch makes its mark in these tasty, warming soup recipes.
January 29, 2013
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Benefits of Cooking with Kale
Rising immensely in popularity over the last year, kale has changed the diets of healthy eaters around the world. Low in calories, high in iron, and filled with powerful antioxidants, this vegetable has it all. And while kale’s vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin K help your body stay healthy, it also serves as a delicious addition to a variety of dishes.
First on our list, enjoy this delicious, creamy, and unique Tuscan-Style Potato Soup as a solid dinnertime dish or in small serving sizes as an appetizer to a meat-based main course. Sprinkle with shaved cheese for a nice presentation and added flavor.
This Tuscan cuisine is traditionally made by reheating leftover minestrone or vegetable soup from a prior meal and adding bread. Enjoy our take on this famous and flavorful Italian soup made with country bread and a variety of vegetables including kale, broccoli rabe, and red potato.