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Kielbasa Kale Stew


"A thick stew with a rich potato base, fresh kale, and slices of savory kielbasa. This is a meal all by itself."
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1 h 40 m servings 452 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings (8 1-cup servings)


  • Calories:
  • 452 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 17.3 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 63.8g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 15 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 760 mg
  • 30%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Place the potatoes into a large stockpot, over medium high heat. Add butter and water, and bring to a boil. Cook potatoes until tender, about 20 minutes. Reserve the cooking liquid and mash potatoes in the pan until smooth. Return the potato water to the pot and stir in salt and pepper. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Stir in the fresh kale and sausage and simmer for another 30 minutes. Serve hot.

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As far as Kale soup goes this is definitely 4 stars. I did make a few changes. I chose to puree the potatoes in a blender with their broth after I mashed them until smooth. I used chicken bro...

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I enjoyed this soup -- but my family thought it was disgusting. So you really have to like kale to try this one. Very tasty, but the potato base was more watery than I was expecting. I also a...

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As far as Kale soup goes this is definitely 4 stars. I did make a few changes. I chose to puree the potatoes in a blender with their broth after I mashed them until smooth. I used chicken bro...

I made a few modifications as suggested by other reviewers and WOW, this was a GREAT soup. My husband hates kale, and even he loved it. I started by cutting up and browning the sausage in the so...

I made a change to this recipe that I think might address other reviewers' comments about watery taste. I split the kielbasa lengthwise and browned it in the same pan in which I later boiled th...

Very good recipe. I cook for a pre-school (3 to 5 year olds) and made this for a cooks choice. That kids loved it. I did add some chopped onion, added some evaporated milk as substitute for...

This soup was delicious, I love finding a great soup that is also good for you & low in fat. I used turkey sausage. Very Important: increase salt to about 2 1/2 tsp.

This was quite good. I made modifications based on others' reviews. And as I came on to review this, I noticed I left out the butter! Oh well, it was very good anyhow and I DID use a little oliv...

My mom has been making "Kale Soup" for years but with Portuguese sausage, it's delicious, ours also has kidney beans in it. To thicken the broth, slightly mash some of the beans with a potato m...

My husband and I LOVED this recipe! He was skeptical, at first - but is now asking when I'll make it again! Based on other reviews, we changed things up, slightly ... we skipped the butter and t...

This recipe is very good ... however I did make a few changes. 1st I used 2 cans of chicken broth and 1 can of veggie broth to replace some of the water. 2nd I did not totally mash the potatoe...