Kale, Potato, White Bean & Sausage Soup

, ,

Kale, Potato, White Bean & Sausage Soup
I find that when it's cold outside, there's nothing more comforting than a steaming bowl of soup. I love making soups and stews in the winter - they can be easily made ahead, perfect for a cold and busy time of year!
Recipe type: Soup
Makes: 10 cups
  • 1 cup (about 200 g) dried white beans or navy beans, or 1 × 19 oz can, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola or olive oil
  • 12 oz (340 g) sausage, cut into ½″ slices
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 medium red potatoes (about 1½ lb/680 g), cut into ½″ cubes
  • 8½ cups chicken broth, and/or water
  • 1 bunch (about 8 oz/227 g) kale, stems removed, ripped into ½″ pieces
  1. If using dried beans, pick through for any rocks, then rinse before soaking overnight in water that covers the beans by 2-3 inches. Drain and rinse. Boil enough water to cover the beans (about 3 cups) in a medium saucepan. Add beans and lower the heat to a simmer until the beans are tender, but still hold their shape (about 45 minutes). Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat then add sausages. Cook, stirring, until browned. Remove from pan using a slotted spoon – do not drain excess liquid.
  3. Add garlic and onion to pot. Cook until onion begins to soften. Add potatoes and chicken broth/water and cook until the potatoes are soft.
  4. Stir in cooked or drained canned beans and kale (you may need to add more broth/water), and continue simmering until kale turns bright green and begins to wilt. Season to taste and serve.



Posted on

December 27, 2015

To Heal Your Relationship with Food and Your Body, Start with Mindfulness

Gain a little peace, calm and space by cultivating your personal mindfulness practice with this *FREE* 7-day mini-course, featuring guided meditations and practical strategies from The Mindful Eating Workbook.

Download Your First Meditation

Looking for a few more steps?

Download a free copy of my eBook, Stop the Food Fight, Start Making Food Peace, where I walk you through my 7 Steps to Start Healing Your Relationship with Food & Your Body.

Download Your Free Copy

Give Yourself Space to Heal Your Relationship with Food & Your Body

Learn how to use mindfulness to cultivate peace, presence and awareness with this *FREE* 7-day Intro to Meditation & Mindful Eating mini-course, featuring guided meditations and exercises from The Mindful Eating Workbook.

Aside from the course content, you will also receive regular email updates on mindful eating and intuitive eating. (You can unsubscribe at any time.)
Download Your First Meditation