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Italian Sausage Kale Soup

This is a very hearty soup that makes for a satisfying dinner. I found this recipe in my Taste of Home Cookbook but it is also available online

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $15.61 as of May 2022.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Recipe serves: 8

Serving size: 1 cup

Equipment needed: 1 Dutch oven

Total time: 35 minutes

Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices.

Pantry & Spices

Total: $0.98 as of May 2022

  • red pepper flakes $0.98

Grocery

Total: $14.63 as of May 2022

  • 1 package Italian turkey sausage $5.24
  • 1 - medium onion $0.62
  • kale 16 oz $2.98
  • 1 - bulb of garlic $0.50
  • 1 - chicken broth 32 oz $1.33
  • 1 - can cannellini beans 15 oz $0.72
  • 1 - diced tomatoes 14.5 oz $0.72
  • 1 - bag sun-dried tomatoes not in oil $2.52

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Place the Dutch oven over medium heat and add onions. I like to sprinkle a little black pepper over the sausage and onions. Cook until the sausage is no longer pink and drain into a glass bowl. Do not discard the drippings yet. 
  2. Place the sausage and onions in a different bowl than the drippings. 
  3. Add 1/4 cup of the drippings to the Dutch oven along with the kale until the greens are wilted. Discard the rest of the drippings.
  4. Add the garlic and 1/4 teaspoon pepper flakes for 1 minute. 
  5. Add 1/2 cup of wine or chicken stock for 2 minutes
  6. Add:
    • Remainder of the stock
    • Beans
    • Diced tomatoes
    • 1/2 cup Sun-dried tomatoes
    • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
    • Sausage and onion mixture
  7. Bring to a boil then reduced heat and cover. Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until kale is tender. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Extreme Menu 4 – Family of 4

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