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Easy Portuguese Kale Soup

Rated as 4.72 out of 5 Stars

"An easy and delicious way to impress your family and friends! This recipe has a spin on it by using Polish kielbasa instead of linguica. My fiance cannot get enough of this dish Enjoy!"
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Ingredients

1 h 25 m servings 580 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat olive oil in a stock pot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in the hot oil until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add kielbasa; cook and stir until browned, about 5 minutes. Stir potatoes into kielbasa mixture, season with salt and pepper, and continue to cook and until the potatoes begin to brown, about 2 minutes.
  2. Pour chicken broth and water into the stock pot; add kidney beans, carrots, and kale. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer for 45 minutes.
  3. Stir macaroni into the soup; continue cooking until the macaroni is tender yet firm to the bite, about 15 minutes. more. Top each bowl with 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese to serve.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 580 calories; 28.2 g fat; 60.5 g carbohydrates; 23.4 g protein; 57 mg cholesterol; 2718 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is a wonderfully hearty soup. I increase the beans to two cans and omit the pasta. Sometimes I add a few red pepper flakes to turn up the heat. My son asks me to make this soup on a regular...

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this was pretty good but i attribute it to the spicy sausage i used.. i made it out of ground turkey using the recipe for Homemade Sweet Italian Sausage Mild Or Hot on this site.. it really flav...

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This is a wonderfully hearty soup. I increase the beans to two cans and omit the pasta. Sometimes I add a few red pepper flakes to turn up the heat. My son asks me to make this soup on a regular...

I was debating between another recipe and this one and am very pleased on choosing this one! Although I did make a couple minor changes, it did not alter the basic flavors that the creator inte...

I was recently introduced to kale and wanted to find more ways to use it. This was a great way to incorporate it into a soup! I did make some substitutions/omissions based on what I had. I us...

this was pretty good but i attribute it to the spicy sausage i used.. i made it out of ground turkey using the recipe for Homemade Sweet Italian Sausage Mild Or Hot on this site.. it really flav...

I tried the recipe, but I should notate here about using kale from recipe. It says one bunch of kale, but bunches can be quite big and it can overpower other ingredients. I would say use 3 big l...

I have made this many times and everyone loves it and asks for the recipe. I agree with others that the pasta can be swapped out for another bean. I use black beans in the can. Don't be timid w...

This is the best soup ever! Easy to make, delicious, and you can freeze it! I use white beans, no salt and low sodium broth, just a little pepper and do not always add the pasta. Doesn't matt...

This is on my Soup List for certain! The only minor changes I made was to "go easy" on both salt & pepper plus I use sweet Italian sausage as that was what I had in my freezer but will definite...

This is my new favorite soup recipe. DELICIOUS. You could make this exactly as is and it would be SUPERB! That said, I personally left the pasta & parmesan out and it was still perfect, didn't...