Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Kale and Kielbasa Soup Recipe

Image: Chrlstle 

Quick and easy to make, this tasty kale and kielbasa soup will give your taste buds something to talk about! This soup is full of flavor and tickles the senses while simmering on the stove.

Serving Size: 6 - 10          


1 lb. Kielbasa cut into slices
2 Medium Yellow Onions, chopped
2 Carrots, sliced
5 Cups Kale, ribs removed and ripped into bite-sized pieces
2 Cans (28 oz.) Cannelloni Beans, drained
2 teaspoons Minced Garlic
7 Cups Chicken Stock
3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
¼ teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
1 Bay Leaf


1. In medium pot, sauté kielbasa till slightly browned (about 5 minutes), remove & set aside
2. Add olive oil and sauté onions & carrots for 5 minutes. Add garlic & sauté 1 minute. Turn heat to low & add kale. Cover and let steam until wilted (about 4 minutes). Add Salt & pepper, stir.
3. Add broth, beans, kielbasa, & bay leaf
4. Turn heat to high & bring to a boil. Cover & let simmer on low about 20 minutes stirring occasionally 

Monday, February 2, 2015

Croc Pot Beef-n-Veggie Soup

Beef-n-Veggie Soup

Image: calamity_hane

Warm up your insides on a cold winter day with this healthy, filling beef-n-veggie soup. Packed full of flavor and filled with vitamins, this soup is sure to please the entire family. It's great re-heated and freezes well too - that's if you have any leftovers!

Serving Size 8 - 10


2 lbs. Stew Beef, cut into chunks
2 Carrots, sliced
2 Cups potatoes, diced
1 Onion, chopped
3 Small Bunches of Kale, ripped into bite-sized pieces
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Pepper
1 ½ Cartons Beef Stalk (use 1 carton if you prefer less broth)


1. Season beef with salt & pepper to taste and lightly brown in sauté pan
2. Add carrots, potatoes, and onion to croc pot (save kale for later)
3. Add beef and salt & pepper, cover with broth
4. Cook on low for 6 hours stirring occasionally
5. Add kale and cook for an additional hour

Would you prefer toasted garlic bread or warm, hearty rolls with your Beef-n-Veggie Soup?