I like to use a low fat smoked turkey kielbasa for this home style soup  *  Render 1 lb of low fat turkey kielbasa in a pan until it is cooked thru  *  Set aside until we add it back later on  *  In a cooking pot pour 2 Tbsp of olive oil – saute 4 cloves of minced garlic  *  add in 1 can of cannellini beans and about 2 medium sized cubed red potatoes  *  Add 2 quarts of chicken broth along with 6 oz of kale torn into one inch pieces  *  Sprinkle in 1/4 cup of good red wine vinegar and 1/2 tsp black pepper  *  Add the cooked kielbasa back into the pot and let it cook for 10 minutes  *  allow it to simmer for 20 minutes and remove from heat to cool down  *  If time permits let the flavors meld for an hour and then reheat before serving or prepare the soup a day in advance and then reheat *  As a reminder – different beans may be substituted – black beans are always interesting  !

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