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Sausage Sweet Potato Chard Soup

A hearty soup that’s simple to make, and packed with nutrients and flavor!
Course Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 package sausage sliced in circles *I use apple chicken sausage
  • 1 ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes optional
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1 pound sweet potato about 3 medium, diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 bunch swiss chard chopped * I used rainbow chard, but any will work.
  • cup fresh parsley chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in large stockpot over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic. Stir frequently until onions become translucent.
  3. Add sausage, oregano, crushed pepper flakes, salt and pepper and stir for a few minutes until sausage browns a little.
  4. Add chicken broth and bay leaf, and bring to a boil.
  5. Add in sweet potato and continue cooking so they get tender, about 10-15 mins.
  6. Stir in swiss chard and cook until leaves wilt and stems soften, a few minutes.
  7. Turn off heat and season with salt & pepper, to taste.
  8. Garnish with fresh parsley.
  9. Serve hot.