Portuguese Kale Soup

Portuguese Kale Soup

There are so many reasons to love this Portuguese-inspired kale and sausage soup, but one of them is that this recipe tastes even better on the second day!

For that reason, we love this soup for meal prep — it makes enough for a whole week of lunches or dinners and freezes well.

Portuguese Kale Soup
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Portuguese Kale Soup

This Portuguese Kale soup is ideal for meal prep — it makes enough for a whole week of lunches or dinners and freezes well.

Course dinner, lunch
Keyword soup
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 38 mins
Total Time 48 mins
Servings 6 servings, about 1¼ cups each
Calories 181 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 8 oz. turkey kielbasa sausage, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2-3 medium leeks, chopped, just white and light-green parts
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed and discarded, torn (about 4 cups)
  • 1 (15-oz.) can kidney beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes, no added salt
  • 6 cups low-sodium organic chicken (or vegetable) broth
  • Ground black pepper (to taste; optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat.

  2. Add kielbasa; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until browned.

  3. Add garlic, leeks, and kale; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until soft.

  4. Add kidney beans, tomatoes, broth, and pepper (if desired). Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Portuguese Kale Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 181 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 1137mg49%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 12g24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
½ Protein
1 Vegetable
½ Carb Legume
½ Condiment

P90X3 Portions
½ Protein
½ Carb
½ Fat

Body Beast Portions
½ Legume
2 Vegetable
1½ Protein
½ Fat

Container Equivalents
1 Green
½ Red
½ Yellow
½ tsp.

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Photos by Amanda Meixner