White Bean and Kale Soup

Here is a wonderful recipe I found from a fantastic blog called The Leafy Pantry by Joell E Pelletier. When I saw this and the profusion of fresh, wonderful ingredients that went into it, I thought it would be my Guest Recipe of the Week on “Cooking Up a Storm With Miss Polly”…and so it is.

I hope you enjoy this fantastic dish and thanks Joell for such a fantastic site and recipe!

Paulette Le Pore Motzko

(Polly Motzko)

The Leafy Pantry

Hungry or just tired? I sometimes have a hard time differentiating the two. I got home a couple hours ago after a 10 hours flight across the Atlantic and my body is not too sure of what’s going on. Food or bed… When in doubt, food always wins. True story. As in a typical flight attendant home, my pantry is empty. I try to be conscious of not wasting food and my schedule makes it difficult to buy fresh produce while I’m flying for 3 weeks straight. A couple cans of random beans, kale, every possible form of canned tomato and some dried mushrooms are all things I always have on hand. Luckily, they are all I need to satisfy my craving of something healthy, hot and homemade.

I don’t beat myself up too hard about buying canned vegetable once in a while since some of them are actually better for…

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