My name is Hannah, and Iโ€™m an Aussie freelance writer living in Finland. This blog is a collection of travel guides and tips to help you get the most out of your travel (especially if you have kids in tow).

Winter Soup - Kale, Bean & Ham Soup Recipe ...

It is officially winter and incredibly cold and that means one thing... soup time. I am a long time soup lover, but find a lot can leave me hungry if they aren't hearty enough, but his recipe its the spot - super healthy, super easy, filling, comforting and super tasty.

What you need:

  • 1/2 a red onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of crushed garlic
  • 1L of chicken or veggie stock
  • 1 can of crushed tomatoes
  • 8 sprigs of thyme
  • 50-100g of pasta (shells or spirals)
  • Big bunch of kale roughly chopped
  • 1 can of borlotti beans
  • 100-250g ham off the bone chopped finely
  • Parmesan to serve

What you need to do:

  • Heat large pan and add olive oil, onions and garlic until fragrant and soft, then add stock, tomatoes and thyme
  • Once the mixture is boiling, add the pasta, beans, ham and kale and leave on heat until the pasta has cooked
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper, serve into bowls and top with freshly grated parmesan.


Oink oink,

Truffle Pig.



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