Recipes

January 2016

Kale Soup

  • 1 pound kale
  • 1 pound potatoes
  • 1 pound local smoked sausage/or sweet Italian Sausage
  • 1/2 cup small new potatoes cut in half
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 2 tps. chopped garlic
  • 2 T. olive oil
  • 2 T. butter
  • 2 quart chicken broth
  • 3 pounds, seeded and chopped tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked kidney beans

Strip the leaves from washed kale and cut diagonally in wide slices. Wash, peel and chop potatoes. Slice sausage into slices. Saute onions, carrots and garlic until soft, about 5 min. Add potatoes, sausage and broth and simmer partially covered, 15-20 min. Stir in tomatoes and kidney beans and simmer 5 min. then add kale and simmer 5 more min. Season to taste and serve with a hot crusty bread.