This recipe is so healthy and hearty. Have some garlic bread and some iced tea with this meal.
1 lb stew or ground beef (stew beef should be cut to about 1″ cubes)
1 lb linguica sausage or chorizo sausage or even kielbasa sausage depending on your choice of spice
6 kale leaves stemmed and cut into bite sized pieces
1 medium onion chopped
3 cloves of garlic minced
3 red potatoes cubed
1 rib of celery diced
1 can of red kidney beans other beans can be substituted
2 quarts of chicken broth low sodium
diced carrot can be added although i didn’t this time
salt and pepper for seasoning
red pepper flake (optional)
broth can be thickened with cornstarch or i like to use instant potato flakes
Cut sausage in half lengthwise then slice into half moons brown linguica in a stew pot remove from the pot and set aside.
Add stew beef to the pot and brown
Add onion cook
for 1 minute add garlic cook 1 more minute then add 1 quart of chicken broth and stew beef over medium low heat for 20 minutes.
Add second quart of chicken broth, celery, potatoes, and kale.
Bring to a boil and cook 10 minutes for potatoes to soften and kale to be tender.
Kale can also be added 1/2 5 min each if you prefer a brighter color and a firmer texture.
Add kidney beans cook 2 more minutes to warm beans.
garnish with chopped parsley or cilantro this is a great soup to prepare and leave in a crock pot add more chopped kale and let cook on warm all day.