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Italian Kale and Farro Soup Recipe

Italian Kale and Farro Soup Recipe
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4 tablespoons olive oil

1 small white onion, diced

1 leek, trimmed and thinly sliced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

6 cups chicken stock

2 large carrots, diced

2 stalks celery, diced

2 cups farro

Salt to taste

1 large bunch kale, ribs removed and leaves roughly torn

1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes

Grated Parmesan cheese for serving


Heat olive oil in a large, heavy soup pot over medium heat until shimmering, then add onion and leek. Cook until softened, about 4 minutes, then add garlic and thyme cook for an additional minute. Add stock, carrots, celery, farro, and salt and bring to a boil. Simmer 15 minutes, partially covered. Add kale and tomato and simmer until kale is tender and farro is cooked, 20-25 minutes more. Season soup to taste and serve with grated Parmesan.