Pork Sausage and Kale

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound hot spiced pork sausage
  • 4 cups chopped kale
  • 3 cups diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon ground fennel
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese


  • In a large skillet over MEDIUM heat, brown sausage, stirring to break up into small pieces. Add kale and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the next 6 ingredients (tomatoes through salt and pepper). Cook 5 minutes.
  • In a coated 9x13 inch baking pan, pour the skillet mixture. Top with cheese and cover with foil.
  • Bake in a 375 degree oven for 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Stir-Fried or Grilled Sliced Zucchini, Yellow Squash and Red Bell Pepper to stir-fry: Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add sliced zucchini, yellow squash and red bell pepper; cook and stir until tender-crisp. To grill: In a large bowl, toss together sliced zucchini, yellow squash and red bell pepper with 2 tablespoons olive oil; transfer to a grill basket or tray; grill till tender-crisp and slightly charred. NUTRITION: 628 Calories; 54g Fat (75.9% calories from fat); 23g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 103mg Cholesterol; 916mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 Lean Meat; 2 ½ Vegetable; 9 Fat.
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