It is almost Christmas! I have a recipe that I am sure will make your Christmas eve extra special! This delicious soup will touch your very soul! With a very minimal set of ingredients, you can have an amazing soup that tastes like the ones we order at restaurants! Feel free to add more ingredients if you prefer and by the way, be very generous with the amount of cheese you will add. Just do it and thank me later. Enjoy!
1-pound mild Italian sausage
2 pounds Russet potatoes, diced
6 cups low-sodium chicken stock
3 cups chopped kale or spinach
1 cup heavy cream
½ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
Olive oil, for garnish
Step 1: Place a large stockpot or Dutch oven on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
Step 2: Add the Italian sausage and cook until crumbly and brown.
Step 3: Place the Cooked Italian sausage into a mixing bowl and discard the accumulated grease.
Step 4: Put the cooked Italian sausage back into the pot.
Step 5: Add the potatoes, chicken stock, salt, and pepper. Allow the mixture to boil.
Step 6: Simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or until the potatoes are soft.
Step 7: Remove half of the potatoes and place them into a mixing bowl.
Step 8: Mash the potatoes and put them back into the pot.
Step 9: Add the kale or spinach as well as the heavy cream. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Step 10: Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.
Step 11: Remove from the heat and let it sit for at least 5 minutes at room temperature to cool.
Step 12: Sprinkle pepper and Parmesan cheese on top.
Step 13: Drizzle with olive oil. Serve and enjoy!