Nellie's Kale Stew

Serves: 10


1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 large onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 medium green bell pepper, chopped

1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce

1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste

1 (14-ounce) can low-sodium chicken broth

4 cups water

1 pound kale, chopped

2 medium carrots, chopped

2 medium white potatoes, cut into cubes

Nonstick cooking spray

½ pound turkey kielbasa, sliced into thin rounds


1. In a large pot, heat oil over medium-high heat.

2. Sauté onion, garlic, and bell peppers until tender, about 5 minutes.

3. Add tomato sauce, tomato paste, chicken broth, water, kale, carrots, and potatoes. Cook on medium-high heat until potatoes are tender, about 45 minutes.

4. Spray a medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Sauté kielbasa until heated through, about 5 minutes.

5. Add turkey kielbasa to stew and cook for 15 minutes more. Serve while hot.

Popular vegetable substitutions include: Kale or Organic Rainbow Kale or Tuscan Kale

Recipe courtesy of BOND of Color. Photograph from "Soulful Recipes: Building Healthy Traditions" courtesy of the California Department of Public Health.