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M&K’s CALDO VERDE GRILLED SIZZLIN’ ORIGINAL SMOKIES.

Preparation Time
10 minutes
Cooking Time
25 minutes
Servings
6

Canadian sisters and queens of the grill @Maddieandkiki take this Portuguese favourite and add a fun summertime BBQ twist. This recipe has all the flavours of traditional Caldo Verde soup, grilled, and piled on top of our Sizzlin’ Original Smokie.

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Grimm’s Sizzlin’ Original Smokies
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small bunch of fresh kale, washed and finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3-4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • pinch of chili flakes
  • 1/4 cup of chicken broth
  • 3 tbsp. melted butter
  • 2 tsp. grainy mustard
  • crushed regular potato chips
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6 sausage buns, grilled.

Preparation

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. In a cast-iron pan, combine olive oil, kale, onions, garlic, chilies, zest, broth and salt, and pepper. Braids over indirect heat until kale is fully cooked, and onions and garlic are translucent – approximately 15-20 minutes. 
  2. Grill sausages over direct heat for 4-5 minutes per side.
  3. In a bowl, combine butter with mustard. Brush on grilled buns.
  4. To serve: place sausage in a buttered grilled bun. Top with some of the kale mixture, and as many crushed chips and you can balance on top