This recipe features our favorite spice for soup, Summit County Seasoning, along with an easy method for making homemade sausage with our South Fork Italian Sausage Spice. It makes a quick and comforting weeknight meal.



Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 1 Tbsp. South Fork Italian Sausage Spice
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 large yellow onion, minced
  • 2 1/2 lbs. red potatoes, diced
  • 2 Tbsp. Summit County Seasoning
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed, leaves chopped
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 sliced scallions for garnish

Notes

This recipe is featured in Spice Club, Savory’s spice of the month club. Here are substitution suggestions for adapting the recipe to different palates:

  • Vegetarian/Vegan: Use 8 oz. tempeh in place of ground pork and vegetable broth instead of chicken broth. (Check out the vegan version of the recipe here.)
  • Gluten-free: No substitutions necessary.
  • Other meat options: Use ground chicken or turkey in place of pork.

Directions

Mix South Fork Italian Sausage Spice into ground pork until thoroughly combined. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 min. Heat oil in a Dutch oven or stock pot over medium-high heat. Pinch off 1-inch pieces of seasoned pork and add to the pot; do this in batches if necessary to keep the pork in one layer so it browns evenly. Cook until sausage pieces are browned on all sides, about 5 min., then transfer to a plate. Add onions to the pot and cook for about 3 min., stirring to scrape up any browned sausage bits. Add potatoes and Summit County Seasoning; cook for another 3 min., stirring often. Add broth and sausage pieces and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until potatoes are tender but not falling apart, 10 to 15 min. Meanwhile, combine water and cornstarch in a small bowl. Once potatoes are tender, stir cornstarch mixture into the soup. Add kale and continue to simmer until soup has thickened slightly and kale is tender, about 5 to 10 min. Remove from heat and allow soup to cool slightly before serving. Season with salt & pepper to taste and garnish with scallions.

Yields

6 servings

Thanks To

Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Make This Recipe!

Make this recipe how many times?
Savory Spice Shop Ingredients
South Fork Italian Sausage Spice 2 oz bag $2.35
Summit County Seasoning 1 oz bag $2.80
Have a Savory Spice recipe you would like to share?


"I wanted to Thank You for the care that went into my last order. Everything was bagged and wrapped PERFECTLY. It really means a lot when I get a note thanking me for the business, and Nate- who wrote the note and I presume filled the order- did an OUTSTANDING job! I found you over 3 years ago while looking for specific spices for a Vodka recipe. I was so tired running from store to store looking for hard to find spices like Ras el Hanout, Fenugreek seeds, Berbere seasoning, or pomegranate molasses! Your fresh and potent spices, blends and waters make me look like a 'rock star chef' to my family- they THINK I know what I am doing! Thank you again for the choices you give to us and for a fabulous product!"
-Lisa S of Portland, OR

Customer Reviews ( Add a Review )

5 stars 11/6/17 Alice L
Made it this weekend and shared with a neighbor. We both absolutely loved it. I plan to purchase the spices for Christmas gifts and provide your recipe. The spice flavors melt in your mouth. I’ve used the spices to make sausage patties as well. Fantastic!!!