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Butternut squash is a great source of vitamin A, potassium and fiber. It also provides folate, vitamin B-6, and vitamin E all important nutrients to helping you feel your best.
Chicken broth provides moisture to foods, making them easier to chew and swallow. Broth is also helpful for hydrating the body.
Cannellini beans are a good source of fiber to aid in digestive health.
Kale is one of the most nutrient dense foods in the world. It is an incredible source of vitamin K and may also help to lower cholesterol. Kale also contains several types of antioxidants, which helps to protect healthy cells and may be anti inflammatory.
Wash Hands Wash hands and all cooking surfaces with soap and warm water before beginning.
Sauté Vegetables Add oil to a large saucepan over medium heat. When oil is hot, add the onion, garlic, red pepper, rosemary, and red pepper flakes. Sauté until the onion and red pepper are tender, about 8 minutes.
Add Squash Add the squash and season with salt and pepper. (If using fresh squash, cook, stirring occasionally, until the squash begins to soften, about two minutes.)
Boil & Simmer Add the chicken broth, beans and parmesan cheese rind. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20-25 minutes.
Add Kale Add the kale and simmer until wilted, about 2 minutes.
Serve & Enjoy Salt and pepper, to taste. Thin with more broth if desired.
Store Store leftover soup in the fridge within 2 hours. Soup will keep in the refrigerator for up to 2 days in a covered container.
Wash Dishes Wash dishes in hot, soapy water. Sanitize cooking tools and surfaces, and thoroughly wash hands.
Parmesan cheese has trace amounts of lactose, but omit cheese if bothersome.
Purchase frozen or pre-chopped, fresh butternut squash.
Purchase pre-chopped onions.
Use a kale and herb stripping tool to strip the kale leaves off the ribs.
Use a mezzaluna to chop rosemary and kale.
Ask a friend of family member to help prepare this dish.
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