Swiss Chard, Red kidney Bean and Tomato Soup -

This is a hearty and satisfying soup full of chopped fresh swiss chard and beans. I love using fresh swiss chard when it is in season, it adds so much flavour to anything you put it into!

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  • Rating:   5
  • Prep.:  20 min
  • Serves: 6
  • Cook Time:  30min


  • 1 Tsp. Vegetable oil
  • 1 Onion, Diced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, Peeled and Minced
  • 1 Carrot, Diced
  • 1 Bunch Fresh Swiss Chard
  • 1 28 Oz. Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Jalepeno Pepper (Optional)
  • 8 Cups Vegetable Stock or Water
  • 1 Can Red Kidney Beans, Strained and Rinsed
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. First separate the stems from the leaves of the swiss chard.
  2. In a pot over medium high heat add the vegetable oil with the onions, garlic, and jalapeño (if using) and sauté for about 3 minutes. Add the carrots, swiss chard stalks and tomatoes and cook for 15 minutes stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the stock and bring to a boil. Add the beans, swiss chard leaves, salt and pepper. Cook for another 10 minutes and serve.


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