Heat the oil in a medium soup pot and sauté the garlic for 1 minute. Add the water. Tie the parsley, bay leaf, peppercorns and cloves up in a piece of clean cotton cheesecloth and place in the pot. Cover the pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the flame to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove and discard the her filled sack.
Place the beans, potatoes, onion, celery, carrots, leek and sea salt in the pot. Cover and simmer 15 minutes until the vegetables are tender. Reduce the flame to low , add the kale and black pepper. Simmer 1 to 2 minute. Turn off the flame and mix in the grated lemon zest and lemon juice. Serve.
Per serving - 218 calories, 6 g fat (23% calories from fat), 8 g protein, 37 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 300 mg sodium