Root Vegetable , Barley , Kale & Sausage Stew

There were a few chipolata sausages leftover from Christmas in the freezer not quite enough for  meal so I made a soup bulked out with pearly barley , root vegetables and kale . Despite some substantial ingredients this was light dish but nutritious and tasty.

Root Vegetable , Barley , Kale &  Sausage Stew

1 large swede – peeled and chopped into 1 cm cubes
2 large carrots finely chopped
1 medium onion finely chopped
5 pork and sage chipolata sausages
2 cloves of garlic
2 pint of vegetable stock
4 handfuls of kale removed from any really fibrous stalks
1 tsp of wholegrain mustard
Salt and pepper
Sprinkling of fresh chives

  1. Simmer all the vegetables in half  the stock together until soft about  30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile grill the sausages til brown then cut into 1.5cm pieces.
  3. Puree , then add the other pint of stock  pearl barley and the sausages
  4. Simmer for 30 minutes for the last 10 minutes, add the kale and mustard.
  5. Taste and season with salt and pepper
  6. Garnish with fresh herbs chives
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2 Responses to Root Vegetable , Barley , Kale & Sausage Stew

  1. Kerri says:

    I have some barley in the cupboard that I’ve been wondering what to do with, this sounds like a really good idea for it.

  2. Kurdistan says:

    i think it will be amazing recipe love to try it

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