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Sausage and Sweet Potato Soup

Description: A hearty sweet potato soup with linguica and spinach.
Yield: About 3 servings.

Qty Unit Ingredient
1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
8 oz Linguica (1/4-inch slices)
3/4 c. Onion (chopped)
2 cloves Garlic (minced)
1/4 tsp. Kosher Salt
3 c. Chicken Stock
1 lb. Sweet Potato (peeled, sliced thin)
1/2 lb. Potato (peeled, sliced thin)
4 oz. Spinach


  1. In a large soup pot, brown sausage in olive oil
  2. Remove sausage and add onion
  3. Mince garlic with salt
  4. Add garlic/salt to the pot, cook for about 1 minute, stirring often
  5. Add chicken stock, sliced sweet potato, potato, and garlic to the pot
  6. Cover and bring to a boil
  7. Simmer until potatoes are soft (about 20-30 minutes)
  8. Use a masher or immersion blender to mash up the potatoes in the soup
  9. Return the sausage to the soup and add spinach
  10. Simmer for about 5 minutes
  11. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve

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