Gigandes Beans And Tomato Soup


  • 128g roasted Red Tomatoes, drained(2 Tbsp marinade reserved)
  • 2 strips bacon (or turkey bacon)
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp fresh sage, chopped
  • 1/2 bunch fresh kale, rinsed and thinly sliced, ribs removed
  • 1.10 liters chicken stock
  • 128 grams Gigandes Beans in Vinaigrette, drained
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  • Heat the tomato marinade in a soup pot over medium heat.
  • Add bacon and saute until beginning to brown, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add carrots, celery and sage. Season with salt and pepper and saute.
  • Add roasted tomatoes and kale, saute for 2-3 minutes and then add chicken stock.
  • Bring soup to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Add beans during last 5 minutes of cooking.
  • Season with salt and pepper before serving.