Regina’s Quick & Easy Sausage, Potato & Kale SoupUser Submitted Recipe
Perfect Hearty Winter Soup ready in less than 1 hour
2 bunches Kale, Picked Over, Cleaned, Bite Sized Pieces (to save time buy large bag cleaned and bagged kale)
12 whole washed Red Potatoes, Sliced Thin (use food processor)
1 whole Onion, Chopped (use food processor)
2 cloves of garlic minced (use food processor)
1-1/2 pounds hot Italian Sausage
1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
2 cups Chicken Broth
2 cups Milk
4 cups Half-and-half
Seasonings-Fresh Parsley & oregano , Black Pepper, additional red pepper flakes and Parmesan Cheese
Prepare the kale and set it aside. In a medium pot, boil sliced potatoes in water until tender. Drain and set aside. In a large soup pot, crumble and brown the Italian sausage, onion and garlic. Drain as much as the fat as you can. Stir in the red pepper flakes, parsley & oregano, chicken broth, milk, and half-and-half. Simmer gently for 30 minutes.
Check seasoning and adjust seasonings as needed. Add the potatoes and gently stir in the kale. Simmer an additional 10-15 minutes, serve with crusty bread and Parmesan cheese.