The sausage gives this soup a very hearty and full flavor. If kale is not your favorite you can always exchange it with spinach. (But kale is very good for you, just saying!)

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Serves 4

You will need:

2 spicy Italian sausages

1 tablespoons olive oil

1  large bunch of kale, trimmed and chopped

2  large potatoes, peeled and diced

1  large yellow onion, peeled and diced

2  cloves garlic, chopped

6 cups chicken or vegetable stock

salt and pepper, to taste

1⁄2 cup Parmesan, grated

  1. Remove the skin from the sausages and coarsely shop the filling.
  2. Heat the oil in a pot and sauté the sausage and kale until the sausage is cooked though.
  3. Take out about 3⁄4 cup of the mixture and set aside.
  4. Add potatoes and onion and sauté until the onion goes soft. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  5. Add the stock and let the soup simmer until the potatoes are soft. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Use an immersion blender and purée the soup.
  7. Pour the soup into bowls and top with the kale/sausage mixture and grated cheese.


Photography by Photography by Kristin Gladney

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