1teaspoonItalian Seasoningmy homemade recipe is linked below in Instructions
1lbkalestems and center ribs discarded and leaves coarsely chopped
Place beans in a large stockpot and cover with water by about 3". Let it sit overnight to let the beans expand.
If you want to do the quick method for preparing the beans t(instead of soaking overnight) then cover beans with water by 2 inches in a stockpot. Cover with a lid and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let stand, uncovered, 1 hour. Drain beans.
Put the oil in the same stock pan and heat over medium heat.
Add the onions and saute for about 15 minutes until soft and translucent.
Add garlic and cook, stirring, 1 minute.
Add beans, red bell pepper, tomatoes, carrots, broth, 4 cups water, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
Cover and bring to a boil. Uncover and turn down to a simmer.
Cook until beans are tender, about 60 to 90 minutes.
Stir in kale and remaining 2 cups water and simmer, uncovered until kale is tender. About 12 to 15 minutes.