Kale & chorizo broth

Kale & chorizo broth

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(30 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 6
A meaty stew with a holiday feel that will make you dream of Spain

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal314
  • fat14g
  • saturates35g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre4g
  • protein19g
  • salt1.7g
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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 onions, finely chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2-3 cooking chorizo sausages, sliced
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 4 large potatoes
    Potato

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 1½ l chicken stock
  • 200g curly kale, finely shredded
    Kale

    Kale

    kay-el

    A member of the cabbage family, kale comes in two forms: kale, which has smooth leaves, and…

Method

  1. Heat 2 tbsp of the oil in a large saucepan. Add the onions, garlic and chorizo, then cook for 5 mins until soft. Throw in the potatoes and cook for a few mins more. Pour in the stock, season and bring to the boil. Cook everything for 10 mins until the potatoes are on the brink of collapse.

  2. Use a masher to squash the potatoes into the soup, then bring back to the boil. Add the kale and cook for 5 mins until tender. Ladle the soup into bowls, then serve drizzled with the remaining olive oil.

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TheEightHours's picture
TheEightHours
6th Sep, 2015
How about trying it without the Chorizo and keeping it simpler and lighter: Kale, Mushroom and Chickpea Soup. This is easy to make, tasty and very healthy. https://theeighthours.wordpress.com/2015/09/06/kale-mushroom-chickpea-soup/
louise_27
25th Sep, 2014
5.05
The recipe says cooking chorizo, but I've tried it with cured chorizo too and it worked just as well. It may just be the variety I bought, but I found the cooking chorizo didn't hold its shape as nicely.
lizleicester
26th Apr, 2014
5.05
Delicious, warming soup. I didn't need to add chilli, the chorizo was enough flavour. Mine was much thicker with the potato than this picture shows. Such a good way to eat kale!
Barbora Briss
18th Mar, 2014
5.05
Me and my husband love this soup!
vickysamuel
2nd Dec, 2013
Very nice. Added some chilli after reading comments below and it was a lovely and zingy winter warmer for a grey monday.
deliciouseast
25th Oct, 2013
Suprisingly delicious. A great way to use up kale from a veg box. I added a squeeze of tomato puree, a tin of butter beans and a touch of chilli. Yum!
deliciouseast
25th Oct, 2013
Surprisingly delicious. A great way to use up kale from a veg box and very easy to make. I added a squeeze of tomato puree, a can of butter beans and a touch of chilli. Yum!
puffyandmace
17th May, 2012
4.05
Great simple recipe - Hearty and warming. I added the juice of lemon and a small amount of chilli for extra heat and it was absolutely delicious. Ate over 3 days and just kept getting better!
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thecherub
27th Oct, 2011
5.05
We loved this. Easy to make and very good on a cold autumn evening. I used a little less liquid to make it more like stew than a soup. I just made sure the stock only covered the potatoes, no more than that. Will definately be making this one again. The picture here looks a lot redder than my meal did, perhaps tomatoes could/should be added.
liezeldutoit
31st Aug, 2011
3.05
Nice, but I think it is lacking something. If I do try this again I will probably spice it up and add some tomatoes.

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