1 cup vegetable broth or water 
3 cups drained cooked or canned beans (your choice of any kind) 
1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic 
4 cups chopped fresh kale, stems and center ribs removed, lightly packed 
1 teaspoon olive oil 
salt, to taste 
black pepper, to taste 
Tabasco sauce, to taste 

Combine beans, broth or water, and garlic in a large saucepan. Place chopped kale on top of beans and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until kale is tender, about 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in oil, salt, black pepper, and Tabasco sauce to taste.