Toast up some crusty bread and add a generous helping of parmesan cheese for a delicious easy meal. Make a big batch and eat it for a few days. The flavors only get better the 2nd day (and 3rd, and 4th).
1 pound sweet Italian sausage (ground or in casing, cut in rounds), 1 sliced onion, 3 cloves chopped garlic, 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, 1 bunch kale (12 ounces or about 3 cups chopped) stalks removed and torn into bite size pieces, 1 (15 ounce) can butter beans (lima beans or the smaller cannellini beans can be used), 1 box (4 cups) organic unsalted chicken stock (or bone broth), salt and pepper to taste
Sausage and Kale Soup
Rustic soup with the flavors of sweet italian sausage, creamy white beans, hearty kale, savory onion, garlic and spicy red pepper is so delicious and complex it's hard to believe that it can be on the dinner table in less than 30 minutes.
- 1 pound ground sweet Italian sausage
- 1 large onion , sliced
- 3 garlic cloves , chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 bunch kale (12 ounces or about 3 cups chopped) stalks removed and torn into bite size pieces
- 1 (15 ounce) can white beans
- 1 box (4 cups) organic unsalted chicken stock
- salt and pepper to taste
In a large stockpot over medium high heat brown Italian sausage.
Add onions. Once soft add red pepper flakes, garlic and kale.
When kale is beginning to wilt add chicken stock and bring to a boil.
Add white beans and simmer until heated through.
Add salt and pepper to taste, ladle into bowls and serve topped with parmesan cheese.