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Tia M's Kale & Bean Soup

A healthy one -pot meal loaded with fresh simple ingredients. Perfect for any meal and kid approved
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: chicken, dinner, kale, lunch, soup
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch kale fresh coarsely chopped
  • 1 can cannelini beans 15 oz
  • 1 cup baby tomatoes halved
  • 4 no chicken sausage sliced into circles
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 no shallot finely chopped
  • 1 no bay leaf
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tsp chilli powder optional
  • parmesan rind optional
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  • In a heavy bottomed pan, heat the olive oil and add  bay leaf, garlic and shallots. Saute on medium high till shallots turn light pink for 5 minutes.
  • Add the sausages and deglaze with some of the stock. Saute the sausages for another 7 minutes till they get a nice golden color.
  • Add the kale and salt and saute till the kale softens for another 5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and stir till the skin bursts. Crush with the back of the spoon and check for salt. Season accordingly.
  • Add all the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Lower heat, add the parmesan rind and put a lid to simmer for another 15 minutes.
  • Uncover, stir and remove the rind and check for seasoning.
  • Ladle into bowls, shave some parmesan and serve.