Sausage, Potato & Swiss Chard Soup

Recipes Swiss Chard

1 lbs (500g) sausage

1 tbsp (15ml) extra-virgin olive oil

1 onion chopped

2 cloves of garlic minced

3 cups (750ml) cubed peeled potatoes

1/2 tsp ( 2ml) dried italian herb seasoning

1/2 tsp (2ml) pepper

1/4 (1ml) hot pepper flakes

3 cups (750 ml) water

1 cup (250ml) sodium reduced chisken stock

2 cups (500ml) packed coarsely chopped swiss chard leaves

1/2 (125ml) shaved pamesan cheese

Prep:

Cut sausage into 1-inch (2.5cm) pieces. In large saucepan, heat oil over medium -high heat ; brown sausage. Transfer to bowl. Drain fat from pan.

Add onion, garlic, potatoes, Italian herb seasoning, pepper, and hot pepper flakes to pan; fry over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 5 minutes.

Add water and stock; bring to boil. Return sausage to pan; reduce heat, cover simmer until potatoes are almost tender, about 7 mins.

Add swiss chard; simmer, covered, until tender, about 5 minutes. Top with Parmesan cheese.