leeks (white and light green parts only), sliced
cloves garlic, chopped
bunches Tuscan or Lacinato kale or 1 medium bunch curly kale (about 20 ounces total), thick stems discarded and leaves sliced
low-sodium vegetable broth
15-ounce cans butter, cannellini, or corona beans, rinsed
28-ounce can diced tomatoes
kosher salt and black pepper
Parmesan, grated (about 1/4 cup), plus more for serving
thick slices country bread, toasted
- Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the leeks and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 8 to 10 minutes. Add the kale and cook, stirring occasionally, until wilted, 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add the broth, beans, tomatoes (and their juices), 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 20 to 30 minutes. Stir in the Parmesan.
- Tear the toasted bread into large pieces and drizzle with 2 tablespoons of the oil.
- Serve warm topped with the bread. Drizzle with the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil and sprinkle with additional Parmesan.