Persian Meatball, Beans and Kale Soup

Persian Spiced Sausage, White Beans and Greens Stew

Shopping list at a glance: onion, celery, turkey sausage, butternut squash, northern beans, broth, kale

From your pantry: olive oil, salt & pepper


2 tbsp light olive oil

1 cup onion, diced

1 cup celery, diced

1 lb turkey sausage meat, rolled into 1 inch balls

1 tbsp sweet & spicy ground spice blend

3 cloves garlic, crushed

2 cups butternut squash, cubed

2 cans Northern beans

4 cups / 32oz beef broth

2 cups kale or other greens, washed and roughly chopped


Step 1 Lightly sauté the onion and celery in olive oil for for 2-3 minutes.

Step 2 Add the meatballs and roll around in the pan until lightly colored 2-3 minutes.

Step 3 Stir in the sweet & spicy ground spice blend, garlic, squash, beans and beef broth.

Step 4 Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours. Remove the lid and add in the kale or greens. Replace the lid and cook for a further 30 minutes on LOW.

Serve with a crusty loaf and a squeeze of lemon juice.