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Easy Portuguese Kale Soup

Easy Portuguese Kale Soup Recipe


This recipe for kale and kidney bean soup with kielbasa sausage is an easy and delicious way to impress your family and friends!


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 (16 ounce) package kielbasa (Polish) sausage, diced
  • 3 eaches potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (15 ounce) can red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 medium (blank)s carrots, chopped
  • 1 bunch kale, cut into thin ribbons
  • 1 cup small elbow macaroni
  • 6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, or to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a stock pot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in the hot oil until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add kielbasa; cook and stir until browned, about 5 minutes. Stir potatoes into kielbasa mixture, season with salt and pepper, and continue to cook and until the potatoes begin to brown, about 2 minutes.
  2. Pour chicken broth and water into the stock pot; add kidney beans, carrots, and kale. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer for 45 minutes.
  3. Stir macaroni into the soup; continue cooking until the macaroni is tender yet firm to the bite, about 15 minutes. more. Top each bowl with 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese to serve.

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Nutritional Information

Easy Portuguese Kale Soup

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 580.3
% Daily Value *
protein: 47 %
carbohydrates: 20 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 42 %
fat: 43 %
saturated fat: 43 %
cholesterol: 19 %
vitamin a iu: 332 %
niacin equivalents: 75 %
vitamin b6: 50 %
vitamin c: 193 %
folate: 24 %
calcium: 24 %
iron: 27 %
magnesium: 29 %
potassium: 34 %
sodium: 109 %
thiamin: 65 %
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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.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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