Fall Minestrone Soup

1/2 yellow onion, diced
1 leek, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Yukon gold potatoes, sliced
2 stalks celery, diced
2 T EVOO

Combine above in large stock pot and saute for 5 minutes.

1 32-ounce can crushed tomatoes
8 cups chicken stock
1 can cannellini beans
Sea salt and ground pepper to taste

Add above to pot and boil for 10 minutes or until potatoes are softened to liking.

2 T balsamic vinegar
1 bunch kale, coarsely chopped
2-3 cups cooked pasta

Add to pot and serve with fresh parmesan shavings.

*I added 1 fresh habanero, finely diced, to the pot with the crushed tomatoes for a little kick!

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