This rich Italian soup, made with ground pork and potatoes, is sure to satisfy everyone who tries it. Using a slow cooker makes this recipe easy to execute.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
30 mins
total:
6 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large skillet cook pork, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is browned and onion is tender; drain off fat. Return meat mixture to skillet; add oregano, salt and crushed red pepper. Cook for 1 minute more. Transfer to a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Add broth and potatoes.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours (see Tip). If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. In a small bowl combine evaporated milk and cornstarch until smooth; stir into cooker. Stir in kale. Cover and cook for 30 to 60 minutes more or until bubbly around edge of cooker. If desired, sprinkle with additional crushed red pepper.

Tips

Tip: For easy cleanup: Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

303 calories; protein 19.9g 40% DV; carbohydrates 19.1g 6% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; sugars 4.5g; fat 12.1g 19% DV; saturated fat 4.4g 22% DV; cholesterol 53.3mg 18% DV; vitamin a iu 3727IU 75% DV; vitamin c 35mg 58% DV; folate 30.2mcg 8% DV; calcium 222.6mg 22% DV; iron 2.1mg 12% DV; magnesium 38.7mg 14% DV; potassium 798.1mg 22% DV; sodium 542.3mg 22% DV.