|2 servings||calories per servings 231||protein serving 14 g||carbs per serving 22 g||total fat per serving 10 g|
Any Southern cook knows that pork has a natural affinity for hearty greens and sweet potatoes. Chorizo, a spicy Spanish pork sausage, is no exception to this rule. This rustic soup is brimming with flavor-packed sausage, tender sweet potato, healthful and satisfying kale, and loads of aromatic vegetables.
|Nutrition Facts||/ Per Serving|
|Total Fat||10 g|
|Saturated Fat||4 g|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||1 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||3 g|
|Total Carbohydrates||22 g|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g|
Prepare your mise en place: Peel and dice onion. Trim roots from green onions and thinly slice. Halve celery lengthwise, and thinly slice crosswise. Peel and chop garlic. Pick thyme leaves. Peel sweet potato; halve lengthwise, and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch thick pieces. Separate kale leaves and stems; roughly chop kale leaves, and finely chop stems. Pick and chop parsley leaves.
In a saucepot over medium heat, add oil and chorizo. Cook chorizo, stirring continuously, 4-5 minutes. Add onion, green onion, celery and garlic. Cook 4-5 minutes more.
Add thyme, bay leaf, wine and 1 teaspoon salt. Simmer 3 minutes. Add sweet potato, tomatoes, 4 cups water and bouillon cube. Increase heat to high; stir while mixture comes to a simmer. Reduce heat to low, and cook 12-15 minutes, or until sweet potato is just tender.
Add kale, stir to incorporate and cook 4-5 minutes longer. Remove and discard bay leaf.
Remove stew from heat; let rest 4-5 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning as desired with salt and pepper.
Divide the soup into 2 bowls, and top with chopped parsley. Enjoy!
With a degree in Journalism from the University of South Carolina, Robert Lupo has worked in restaurant kitchens from his hometown of Columbia, SC, to Atlanta, GA, including Motor Supply Company, The Globe in Tech Square, Eclipse di Sol, Aria, Brick Store Pub, and Leon’s Full Service. In 2012, he founded the vegetarian Sherrywood Supper Club in Atlanta, where he lives with his wife. Lupo currently works for the Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School, on the Nutrition staff.Learn More...