This is apparently formula week at Sidewalk Shoes. Because once again, I am not actually giving a recipe, but a formula for the idea of a recipe. Like pasta, soup is also an easy dinner to put together from this and that. But like pasta, there are also some classics. Some classic combinations that just go together. Like for instance: white beans, sausage and kale.
Whenever I have kale, I make some variation of this soup. It’s never the same, and it’s always good. For this version: some sausage (I used a spicy chicken, and again, I wish I would have used pork – this is the second time I’ve made this observation lately – so it’s pork from now on), white navy beans, kale, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, a few fresh bay leaves, a couple sprigs of fresh rosemary, and salt and pepper. That’s it. I dumped it all in the slow cooker (except for the kale) and went about my day. About an hour before serving, I stirred in the chopped kale.
Good. Simply good.
This will be my entry for Souper Sundays (Soup, Salad, or Sammie) hosted by Deb at Kahakai Kitchen.