Keto Caldo Verde with Chorizo
“A delicious, low-calorie, keto version of the traditional Portuguese soup! Just replace the potatoes with turnips and linguica with chorizo.” Keto Caldo Verde with Chorizo – You must try this recipe.
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- olive oil cooking spray (such as PAM®)
- 1/4 pound chorizo sausage, chopped
- 8 cups homemade chicken stock
- 6 medium turnips, peeled and chopped
- 1 white onion, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 5 bay leaves
- salt and ground black pepper to taste
- 2 pounds kale, thick stems removed, leaves finely chopped
- Spray a heavy-bottomed 4-quart pot with cooking spray. Add chorizo and cook, stirring frequently, until fat is released and chorizo is crispy, 2 to 3 minutes.
- Remove from the pot using a slotted spoon and set aside.
- Pour 1/2 cup chicken stock into the pot and scrape any browned bits on the bottom.
- Add remaining stock, turnips, onion, garlic, red pepper flakes, bay leaves, salt, and pepper.
- Cook until turnips are soft, about 15 minutes. Discard bay leaves. Puree mixture with an immersion blender until smooth.
- Stir kale into the soup. Cover pot and cook over low heat, about 15 minutes.
- Ladle into bowl and top with cooked chorizo.
Per Serving: 213 calories; 9.3 g fat; 25.4 g carbohydrates; 11.6 g protein; 18 mg cholesterol; 1321 mg sodium.
Recipe by: kitchgirl, Photo Credit: Maro Riofrancos (flickr)
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