Turkey Sausage, Kale, White Bean & Tomato Stew

A tasty yet nutritionally sound meal that's super simple to make - just throw everything in one pot!

big pot of stew on the stove

(Serves 6)

● 12 oz. turkey sausage links
● 2 Tbsp. olive or grapeseed oil
● 1 onion, diced
● 3 celery stalks, diced
● 4 garlic cloves, chopped
● ½ tsp. chili flakes
● 1 tsp. dried oregano
● 1 small can diced tomatoes
● 1 small can white beans, drained and rinsed
● 1 bunch kale, cleaned and inner stalk removed
● 4 cups chicken broth
● 12 basil leaves, sliced thin


1/ Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place sausage links on a baking sheet and cook about 20 minutes or until no longer pink inside. Let sausage cool for 10 minutes, then chop with the casing on.

2/ Heat a large soup pot to medium heat. Add oil, onion, celery and garlic, and cook five minutes or until vegetables are light golden brown.

3/ Add chili flakes, oregano, chopped sausage, tomatoes, beans and kale. Stir until kale is wilted. Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

4/ Garnish with basil and serve with crusty bread or crackers.

Did You Know? Kale has the strongest antioxidant content of any vegetable, and comes loaded with beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin, as well as the minerals calcium and manganese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): 325 calories, 20 g protein, 39 g carbs, 12 g fat, 10 g fiber, 12 g sugar, 1,023 mg sodium