Crisp the pancetta first, then add the celery and onion and gently sauté until they're soft (5-10 mins). Add the other ingredients, except for the kale, heat and then simmer for 30 minutes, add the kale and cook gently for another 10 minutes or so. Serve sprinkled with a small handful of Parmesan cheese and some crusty bread.
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