Portuguese Kale Soup


1/4 pound linguica, sliced
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 medium onions, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
6 boiling potatoes, peeled and chopped
7 cups chicken stock
1 large bunch kale, stemmed and chopped
salt and pepper


Brown the linguica, drain, and set aside. Heat olive oil in a stockpot, and saute the onions and garlic. Add potatoes and stock. Bring to a boil, and simmer for about 30 minutes until potatoes are done. Puree half the soup for thickening, then pour back into the pot. Add linguica, kale, and seasonings; then simmer for another 10 minutes.


Makes 4 servings.

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