Cook 1 chopped onion, 1 sliced celery stalk and a clove of pressed garlic in 1 tablespoon olive oil.
Cook for a few minutes, then add a large diced carrot, a couple of peeled and diced potatoes and a teaspoon or so of thyme, parsley & bay (or whatever dried herbs you like).
Add 2 quarts of vegetable stock. Bring up to a boil.
Add a large tin of diced tomatoes & a can of rinsed and drained white beans.
Return to a boil and add a bunch of chopped kale.
Give a good stir, reduce heat to medium low and cook until everything is done, about 30 minutes or so.
Top with some grated parmesan if you like. ENJOY!!