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Sunchoke and Sausage Soup



4 slices turkey bacon

1 (16 ounce) package sausage, coarsely chopped

1 pound sunchokes, peeled, halved, and cut into ½” slices

6 small purple potatoes, peeled and halved

3 stalks celery, diced

½ large onion, diced

1 leek, white and light green parts only, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 quart chicken stock

1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano

1 pinch cayenne pepper

1 pinch ground paprika

¼ cup flour

1 cup water

salt and pepper to taste


1. Place the turkey bacon, sausage, sunchokes, potatoes, celery, onion, leek, and garlic into a large saucepan.

2. Pour in the chicken stock, and season with parsley, basil, oregano, cayenne pepper, paprika, salt, and pepper.

3. Cover, and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 45 minutes.

4. Stir the flour into the water until no lumps remain. Stir into the simmering soup, and continue simmering, covered for 30 minutes until thickened, stirring occasionally.

Serves 10

Hope you enjoy this delicious dish!



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