1 1/2 cup coarsley chopped onion
6 garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 tsp salt, divided
3 cups water
3 large red potatoes (about 1 1/4 lbs), peeled (or not) and cut into bite sized cubes
4 cups chicken broth
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper (or to taste)
1 lb spicy Italian sausage (bulk or if in casings remove from casings to cook)
6 cups thinly sliced kale (about 1 lb)
Softly fry sausage on low heat breaking up into small chunks. Do not brown. Drain off fat and set aside. Heat oil in large stock pot over medium heat. Add onions; saute until wilted. Add garlic and saute additional minute or two. Add 1/4 tsp salt. Add water and potato; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until potato is tender. Add broth, red pepper and sausage; bring to boil again. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 10-15 minutes. Add kale and salt as needed and simmer until kale is tender.
This makes 4-6 servings. Enjoy!