Beans and Greens Soup

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April 26, 2020

bowl of Beans and Greens SoupThis soup can be made in about 30 minutes, but is packed with the most wonderful textures and flavours. The Parmesan cheese gives it the depth it needs in such a short time. This is a fantastic soup for getting in all your fiber needs.


I used mustard greens for this soup. You can use similar greens; chard, collard greens, and the like. I also used a can of seasoned white beans for this. You can use any type of beans, just make sure they are cooked when adding.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings


  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups mustard greens
  • 1 15 oz. can white beans
  • 4 ounces any kind of stock
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lemon for serving


  1. Heat some oil in a large pot over medium heat. Cook onions for a few minutes until translucent.
  2. cooking onions
  3. Add greens and garlic. Cook for a couple minutes until greens have wilted.
  4. adding greens to pan

  5. Stir in beans.
  6. adding beans to pan
  7. Add stock and water. Bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer. Cook for about 15 minutes.
  8. adding stock to pan
  9. Stir in Parmesan. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with a hefty squeeze of fresh lemon.
  10. adding Parmesean, salt & pepper
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April 28, 20200 found this helpful

cld. you give me instructions for the insta pot

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April 30, 20201 found this helpful

There is only a cup and a half of liquid in this recipe-- 4 ounces of stock = 1/2 cup, plus 1 cup water. Can this be correct? The picture appears to have enough liquid to cover the other ingredients.

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May 10, 20201 found this helpful

would kale taste good ?
that's all i could get my hands on at the local store at this time.

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May 11, 20200 found this helpful

I bet kale would be great. It's one of my favorite greens for soups.

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