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Fareway Dietitian: Sausage and Kale Soup

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Sausage and Kale Soup

Makes approximately 10 (1 cup servings)

Total time 35 minutes


1 pound spicy Italian sausage

1 onion, chopped

1 carrot, chopped

1 celery stalk, chopped

2 garlic cloves, chopped

6 cups chicken broth

1 bay leaf

1 tsp. thyme

1 tsp. sage

Salt and pepper, to taste

1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes

½ cup uncooked orzo pasta

1 (15 ounce) can white beans, drained and rinsed

1/3 cup Parmesan cheese

1 bunch kale


BROWN sausage and REMOVE from pan. ADD a small amount of oil and SAUTE onion, carrot, celery and garlic for about 5 minutes, or until vegetables begin to soften. ADD sausage back to the pan. ADD chicken broth, bay leaf, thyme, sage, salt, pepper and tomatoes. BRING to a boil and ADD pasta and beans. SIMMER for 20 minutes, or until pasta is tender. ADD cheese and kale. SIMMER for 5 minutes. SERVE.

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