As I mentioned the other day, it had been awhile since I’d been in my kitchen. For my homecoming meal, I wanted soup. There’s something about soup. Of course I love that it’s warm and comforting. I also love that it’s cheap and easy. And I really love that it can be made in one pot and keeps well in the fridge and freezer.
Luckily, I had some really good homemade chicken stock in my fridge…though I didn’t have much else. So I went to the market, and wandered around looking for something to build a tasty soup around. I found it – really good andouille at the meat counter. I snatched it up – and rushed home.
I used aromatics to build the base, added potatoes and kale for some substance, and used tomatoes to balance it out (plus I love tomato based soups). But all in all – it’s a simple soup, because andouille is strongly flavored, and it didn’t need much help from me. Continue reading »