Kale Potato and Sausage Soup
1 Tablespoon cooking oil
1 pound of Smoked turkey Sausage or any sausage of choice
1 onion chopped
2 -4 cloves of garlic thinly sliced or coarse chopped
2 cups of half and half dairy
2 cups milk
2 cups of low sodium chicken broth
1 ½ teaspoon salt
1 ½ pounds of potatoes cut in ¼ inch cubes
1 pinch of red pepper flakes
1 bunch of kale, stems removed, and cut or tore into small pieces
¼ teaspoon black pepper
In a large pot heat the oil over a medium to moderate heat. Add the sausage, cook until heated and browned. Remove the sausage from the pan and cut into slices when it is cool enough to handle.
Pour off all but 1 tablespoon of the oil from the cooking pot. Add the onion and cook stirring occasionally until tender, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic stirring for about 1 minute. Add the milk, half and half, chicken broth, and salt. Bring stock to a boil.
Add sausage, potatoes, and red pepper flakes. Bring back to a boil. Cook partially covered for 3 to 5 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Add the kale and bring the soup back to a simmer for 5 t0 10 minutes. Add black pepper and taste for salt.
Serve hot with some rustic bread.