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Chickpeas, Kale and Andouille Sausage Soup

This recipe is for a hearty soup, made with andouille sausage, cooked chickpeas, and chopped kale, along with flavors of the Caribbean. This soup makes a delicious meal with toasted or warm bread.
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Prep Time 4 hrs 20 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs 45 mins
Total Time 8 hrs 5 mins
Calories 3348 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup dried Chickpeas Garbanzo Beans (1 cup of dried chickpeas will make about 3 cups of cooked chickpeas)
  • 2 tablespoons Enduie or one smoked or cured meat bacon or other type of meat is fine
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1 larger Shallots sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 16 oz andouille sausages andouille sausages, sliced
  • 3 handfuls kale chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons low sodium chicken bouillon powder
  • ½ teaspoon Noubess Hot and Spicy Mango Sauce
  • Salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Rinse and drain chickpeas in cold water. Pick out any stones and dark brown chickpeas. Rinse and place in a large bowl with 4 cups of water. Let soak for about 4 hours or longer.
  • Drain water, put drained chickpeas into your crock pot. Add water 4 cups of water, enduie, smoked or cured meat, and shallots.
  • Cook on High for 2-3 hours or until soft. Remove 4 ladles of peas + cooking liquid and puree in your blender. (add whole cooked garlic to blender to blend also). Set aside.
  • In a dutch oven or a heavy bottom pot, heat oil. Add sausages and let fry for about 2 - 4 minutes while making sure they do not burn.
  • Add kale and stir to combine.
  • Add cooked chickpeas and bring to a boil. Add heavy cream and pureed chickpeas and continue to boil.
  • Add unsalted butter, low sodium chicken bouillon powder, hot sauce. Add salt to taste. Continue to cook for about 15 minutes.
  • Serve with warm crusty bread.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gramsCalories: 3348kcalCarbohydrates: 149gProtein: 144gFat: 245gSaturated Fat: 89gCholesterol: 611mgSodium: 8002mgFiber: 36gSugar: 26g

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

Keyword bean soup, easy recipes, kale
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