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White Bean Soup with Pork and Kale Recipe

white bean soup with pork and kale

Nutritionist and mom of two sets of twins, Amy Slater, loves to create recipes for both flavor and nutritional value. Not to mention simplicity! This White Bean Soup with Pork and Kale is a warming delight for this holiday season. Sauté, simmer, and enjoy! Whether you take this soup to a holiday gathering or make a big batch for a week of thermos lunches, it’s safe to say that this quick recipe will nourish you well. 

Prepare for this recipe with 100% Grass-Fed Beef Tallow, Pastured Ground Pork, and Pastured Chicken Broth

White Bean Soup with Pork and Kale

Recipe & Photos by Amy Slater | @amyslatercoaching

USWM Shopping List: (1) Beef Tallow, (1) Ground Pork, (1) Chicken Broth


  • 1 Tbsp Grass-Fed Beef Tallow
  • 1 pound Pasture-Raised Ground Pork
  • ¾ tsp salt or to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp smoked paprika
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 8 cups chicken broth, homemade or US Wellness 
  • 1 cup celery, sliced
  • 8 kale with ribs removed, loosely packed
  • 2, 15 oz. can of cannellini beans, drained by 1/3 of the liquid


  1. In a 5 qt. stock pot. Add beef tallow over medium heat and add diced onion and minced garlic. Sweat until translucent, add ground pork, and cook until browned. 
  2. Give it a dash of salt. Add paprika and crushed red pepper. Add 1 cup of broth, kale, celery, and tomatoes. Stir to scrape up all the bits in the pan.
  3. Bring all to a simmer, occasionally stirring, until kale is tender. Add the remaining chicken broth and the drained beans. Bring to a simmer for 20 minutes, stirring as needed. Season to taste.
  4. This is also an excellent lunchbox thermos meal.

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Amy Slater

Amy Slater

Amy Slater is a mother of two sets of twins (two boys and two girls) and currently practices as a women’s health coach. Amy has been in the health and fitness field for 22+ years with a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, a fellowship in Applied Functional Science, and several advanced certifications. She is currently working toward her NP with an emphasis in Functional Medicine. Keep up with Amy on her Instagram and Facebook, and learn more on her website!