Beef Sausage and Kale Soup


Recipe courtesy of Lewis Waite Farm



*Ingredients currently available at the farmers’ market

  • 1 pack of Chorizo Sausage Links*
  • 1 onion*, sliced
  • 5 cups stock
  • 2 carrots*, cut into bite-sized chunks      
  • 1 cup uncooked pasta or rice
  • 1 clove garlic*, chopped
  • Parsley or cilantro*, chop finely
  • 4-6 leaves of kale* torn to bite size



  1. In a Dutch oven, on medium heat, sauté onions with a little oil, until soft.
  2. Cut the sausage links into 1” length chunks and add to the onions. Stir frequently until the exterior of the sausage is browned.
  3. Add garlic and carrots, cover and let sit (called sweating) for 5 minutes.
  4. Add stock and bring to a boil.
  5. Add grain or pasta and simmer until soft. Timing on this will vary quite a bit depending on the grain chosen.
  6. Prior to serving, add the kale and parsley and let them wilt, but do not overcook. Salt & pepper to taste.