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White Bean, Cabbage, Kale, and Chorizo Soup

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We love Field Roast sausage, and often buy 12-packs of apple, Italian, and Mexican Chipotle sausage for pool party bbqs. The chipotle is too spicy to eat straight, but is great in a soup! A quick google search brought up a Spanish-style soup that uses chorizo, along with beans and kale and cabbage, more of my favorite things. Easy and delicious - and it hits you with a slow POW at the end. I like to add both green and purple cabbage -- it's so healthy and both last a long time in the crisper, great for soups and stir fries anytime.

Ingredients
4 Chipotle Field Roast sausage, cut in medallions
3-4 cups cooked white beans
2 T olive oil
1 large onion, diced
5-6 cups veggie broth
2+ cups chopped kale
4+ cups green and/or purple cabbage, chopped
1-2 T white vinegar

spices:
4 cloves garlic
1 large tomato, diced
1 bay leaf
1 tsp. salt (some will want more :)
pinch saffron threads
fresh ground pepper


Instructions
Saute the onion in olive oil for 5-6 minutes. Add chorizo and cook 3 minutes mo…

Shuchi's Salsa Verde

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Shuchi made this delicious salsa for a pool party last weekend. It's fantastic and super easy to make. This one will become a pool party staple!

Ingredients
1 bunch green (spring) onions (3-4 with green stems/leaves) 2-3 tomatoes, sliced cilantro - 1 cup (or 1 small bunch) 1 lime
Tortilla chips (for serving) - I like the white chips at Trader Joes that have the aztec symbol
Instructions Add green onions, tomatoes, and cilantro in a food processor. Pulse for a few minutes till finely chopped. Add salt and squeeze lime. Serve with chips!