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Potato Kale Sausage Soup Recipe

Potato Kale Sausage Soup Recipe

When autumn falls upon Fountain Valley, California, Susan Pursell simmers up this comforting soup. The hearty sausage slices, white kidney beans and colorful kale will keep your gang asking for seconds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:7 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bunch kale, trimmed and chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) white kidney or cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 pound reduced-fat fully cooked Polish sausage or turkey kielbasa, sliced

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the broth, potatoes, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • 2. Using a potato masher, mash potatoes slightly. Add the kale, beans and sausage; cook over medium-low heat until kale is tender. Yield: 7 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 194 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 823 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 11 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.