Hearty Kale and Butter Bean Winter Soup…

Hearty Kale and Butter Bean Winter Soup…

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Serves: 4


  • 50g TOTAL Classic Greek Yoghurt
  • ½ onion, diced
  • ½ sprig of thyme
  • Squirt of low calorie spray oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tins butter beans, washed and drained
  • 500ml litre vegetable stock
  • 100g curly kale, washed and chopped


  1. Fry off the onion and thyme in a squirt of oil until soft. 
  2. Add the garlic, butter beans and vegetable stock.
  3. Cook for approximately 20 minutes until the beans are soft and mushy.
  4. Fold in the kale and cook for a further 10 minutes until the kale is wilted and soft.
  5. Divide the soup into two parts, blitz one portion and then mix back together with the rest of the soup. 
  6. Place a spoonful of Greek yoghurt in the middle of each bowl, season to taste and serve with some warm, crusty bread.

Chef’s tip:

  • To spice the soup up a little, try adding a little pan-fried chorizo sausage to the soup before serving.

Nutritional Information:

245 Calories
12g Protein
4.5g Fat
2 g Saturated Fat
25g Carbohydrate
5g Sugar
0.8g Salt

Recipe and photo credit by-Total Greek yoghurt

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  1. Carol L McK
    1st February 2012 / 12:42 pm

    Oh ~ this sounds wonderful ~ but I wonder butter beans? In the USA have not heard of these ~ is there another name? namaste, cArol (A Creative Harbor) ps ~ thanks for coming by ~ enjoy the day ^_^

  2. Crocheted Little Things
    1st February 2012 / 1:09 pm

    Following from the Wednesday Handmade Hop! your recipes are soooo yummy!

  3. Clairejustine
    1st February 2012 / 5:00 pm

    Hi Carol thanks for the comment,the USA name is Lima 🙂

  4. Clairejustine
    1st February 2012 / 5:01 pm

    @crocheted Little Things thanks for stopping by and following,going to follow back :0)

  5. New Covent Garden Soup Co
    18th May 2012 / 11:37 am

    Hi there, we've just spotted this soup and think it looks like a delicious warming recipe!We've got a competition going on our website, to find a winter warmer soup for our 'Soup of the Month' competition, and we'd love it if you could to enter one of your recipes (or maybe more?). Here's some more details… http://bit.ly/J5Qamm

    • Clairejustine
      19th May 2012 / 9:20 am

      Thnak you 🙂

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