Seafood Soup with Kale and Potatoes

Seafood Soup with Kale and Potatoes
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A Caldo Verde, or "green soup," is traditionally made with sausage and loads of potatoes. Our lighter seafood version is nourishing and satisfying with protein-rich scallops and calcium-packed kale.

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4
Servings
360
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 large leek, white part only, thinly sliced
  • 6 Cups low-sodium fish stock or chicken broth
  • 4 small new potatoes, quartered
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed, leaves cut into strips
  • 1 1/2 Pound halibut, grouper or monkfish fillets, cut into large piece
  • 12 sea scallops
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a medium pot. Add bacon, if using, and leeks and cook until softened but not browned. Add stock or broth, potatoes, and kale and gently simmer for 10 minutes. Add fish and simmer for an additional 10 to 12 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Remove and discard bacon. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Season scallops all over with salt and pepper and cook until lightly golden, about 2 minutes per side. Ladle soup into bowls, top with scallops, and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
17g
24%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Carbohydrate, by difference
48g
37%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
20mg
27%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
4µg
4%
Calcium, Ca
40mg
4%
Choline, total
6mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Fluoride, F
210µg
7%
Folate, total
40µg
10%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
54mg
17%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
174mg
25%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
1867mg
100%
Water
402g
15%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Seafood Shopping Tip

Seafood shopping is quite easy in the general sense. Rule of thumb: if it smells fishy, don't buy. Fresh seafood should smell mild and more like the ocean and sea water rather than fish.

Seafood Cooking Tip

Looking for a quick mid-week dinner? Seafood is a safe bet. It's quick to cook and simple recipes can get dinner on the table in 20 minutes.