Kale + Sausage Soup
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Serves: 2-4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Bunch of Kale {good size bunch.. If they only have smaller ones.. get two}
  • Sausage {roughly the equivalent of one package of kielbasa so 5-6 good sized ones or just a long stretch of it depending on how you get your sausage}
  • 5-6 cups chicken stock
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • Salt + Pepper
  • Garlic Powder + Hot Red Pepper Flakes
  • Butter or Coconut Oil
Instructions
  1. Add your butter or coconut oil to a soup pot, while that gets melty chop up your onions and add them into the pan so they start to sweat
  2. While those are going, chop up your sausage {Or if you find a paleo kielbasa feel free to use that!}, add it in with your onions so it starts to brown.
  3. Rinse off your kale and start to tear it up and toss it into the pot {I don't use the stem/spine so I work around it and have a discard pile on my counter}. And yes literally use your hands and tear it up, don't do more work than you have with the whole chopping thing..
  4. Add in garlic powder and pepper flakes, salt + pepper... and this is literally all to preference. You could of course add fresh garlic if you wanted to! I didn't use a spicy sausage, I used a normal one. So if you want to do spicy by all means omit the red pepper flakes
  5. Add in your chicken stock, put it on low and let it simmer for a half hour to an hour.
Recipe by Paleo On A Budget at http://paleoonabudget.com/2011/09/25/kale-sausage-soup/