Sausage and Kale Soup

*Or “One can only eat so much kale sautéed with garlic”

What to do with a ton of kale? And you in the back waving your hand and whispering “Make kale chips! Make kale chips!”, you can just put your hand down mister, because I hate kale chips. I’m pretty much the only one though. I get that people like kale chips, and I’m not going to stop anybody from making them, you just won’t find me willingly making them myself. (Mom, Dad, if you’re wondering, you just take the kale, cut it into snack-sized pieces, toss them with olive oil and salt, and bake them for 15 minutes or so at about 300, and they end up crispy and salty and people are absolutely nuts about them). The one thing I have ever tried doing with kale was sautéing it last winter in Denver, which I did because the girls upstairs gave me a bunch from their garden. And sautéed kale is delicious, but a little goes a very long way and kale appears to be a staple of the season. I’m gonna need some fresh ideas.


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