Potato-Kale Soup

bowl of potato soupWe call this dish “Hotdog Soup.” Kids love the veggie-dog chunks.

6 medium potatoes cut into 1-inch cubes (about 8 cups)

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 stalks celery, diced

1 teaspoon salt

1 bay leaf

6 cups water or vegetable broth

1 cup minced kale

1 tablespoon nutritional yeast flakes

1/2 cup powdered milk (dairy or soy) dissolved in 1/2 cup water

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

6 Tofu Pups or other vegetarian hot dogs, sliced

1 tablespoon miso

Place potatoes, garlic, celery, salt, and bay leaf in large pot with water or broth. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Remove bay leaf. Add kale, nutritional yeast, milk powder, and pepper. Mash until smooth. Stir in hot dogs. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in miso.

Makes: 6 servings