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Portuguese Kale & Potato Soup

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Learn how to make a delicious comfort food soup with spicy chorizo sausage.
Ingredients
  Chorizo sausage 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Russet potatoes 3 Large, peeled
  Kale 5 Cup (80 tbs), stalks removed, chopped
  Chicken broth 1 Quart
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Kosher salt 1 Pinch (as needed, to taste)
  Black pepper 1 Pinch, freshly cracked (as needed, to taste)
  Extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  White onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut the chorizo sausage into chunks.
2) Dice 2 peeled potato into large chunks and 1 potato into small pieces.

MAKING
3) In a skillet, cook chorizo sausage over medium heat until well browned. Remove from the skillet, drain on paper towels and set aside.
4) Place a large heavy bottom pot over a medium heat. Add the olive oil, garlic and onions.
5) Season with kosher salt and black pepper, stir and saute for about 5 minutes.
6) Pour in the chicken broth, kale and 2 diced potato chunks. Cover the pot and cook for about 15 to 20 minutes until potatoes are soft.
7) Mash potatoes up, then add 3 cups water, season with kosher salt and black pepper.
8) Then add the previously cooked chorizo and small diced potatoes. Stir to mix and cook for another 15 minutes.
9) Taste the soup and a adjust the seasonings, if needed.

SERVING
10) Ladle the soup into soup bowls, drizzle with olive oil and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Portuguese
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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