smoked sausage and kale soup

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By Kathy Williams
from Rock Hill, SC

My daughter cooks with kale all the time. I thought I would try it when I saw that the grocery store had it on sale. So I made this soup. It turned out so good, especially the next day. I will be cooking with it more often.

serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For smoked sausage and kale soup

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, light
  • 2 c
    seasoning vegetables blend, onions, celery and peppers
  • 3 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 3 c
    chicken broth, low salt
  • 2 c
    water
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 can
    chick peas
  • 1
    parmesan cheese rind.
  • 2 c
    fresh kale, chopped or torn into bite size pieces
  • 1 lb
    smoked sausage,sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dried
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How To Make smoked sausage and kale soup

  • 1
    In a large pot or dutch oven, brown sausage in olive oil. Remove and set aside. Add the vegetable seasoning blend, salt , pepper and cook until soft. Add garlic and red pepper flakes to cook for a minute more.
  • 2
    Pour in chicken stock and water. Add bay leaf, chick peas, Parmesan rind, and Worcestershire. Bring to a boil cover and reduce heat. Simmer for 50 minutes.
  • 3
    Remove Parmesan rind. Stir in kale, add sausage, oregano and soy sauce. Continue simmering for additional 15 minute. Taste to add salt and pepper.
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