9 Reviews

I enjoyed this soup for my dinner tonight and am looking forward to leftovers tomorrow. I used soyrizo. The only substitution that I made was to use dried thyme in place of fresh since I didn't have any on hand. I especially like the turnips in this soup, and as another reviewer pointed out, I was pleased how the kale holds up in the dish. Thanks!

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Dr. Jenny March 21, 2014

I made this with the kale that came in my CSA box. Used some organic chicken sausage, left out the beans, added sweet potato, and didn't cook the potato separately. Turned out really tasty. I like the flexibility of adding whatever vegetables I have.

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CaliCook March 04, 2012

Really really good! I used turnips instead of parsnips. I get my nips confused sometimes, LOL. My brother-in-law who is from Honduras said it tasted just like his mom used to make. :) I'd say that's a compliment. I think it would be good with malanga, yucca, any other root veggies, sweet potatoes etc. Go crazy with it. Seems like a no-fail recipe.

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amensista October 22, 2011

This soup is so awesome!! What a wonderful flavor and so healthy!! A little time consuming with all the chopping but so worth it!!

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Chef JessicaRHorne January 28, 2011

Yumm, this is so good. I just happened to have all of the ingredients on hand, so this was perfect. It's easy to make and was really tasty. Thanks for posting!

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VegSocialWorker December 15, 2008

I've recently begun experimenting with kale, and when I noticed that this recipe called for soy chorizo, I had to try it. I just love the flavor of soy chorizo. I used dried herbs since that's what I had on hand, but other than that, I followed the recipe exactly. This was my first time cooking with turnips, and I loved the bit of crunch. The combination of the velvety broth with the textures of the veggies is very appealing. Thanks for posting! Deelish!

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mariegirl January 16, 2008

This recipe was easy and so yummy! I loved it and I did use vegan chorizo. I didn't have fresh thyme or parsley so I used dried. I also did not have turnips and used celery instead. I will make this again! Thanks Sharon.

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mel January 08, 2008

this freezes well and i used real sausage (sorry sharon) and only 1 bay leave

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Dienia B. June 14, 2007

I did use regular smoked sausage in this recipe, so non-vegetarians be alerted...this is a great soup! Our stomachs and our hearts were warmed by eating this fabulous soup. It was hearty, but not heavy, and the broth was full of rich, smoky, tomatoey flavors. Kale is so much better for soup than spinach, since it holds up with a pleasing texture. We loved this recipe Sharon!

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Geema December 29, 2005
Vegetarian Portuguese Kale Soup