So-Called Andouille Mustard Green Soup

1lb Andouille Sausage cut into quarter inch rounds
6 cloves garlic, chopped
1 medium onion, diced
2Tbs Olive Oil
2 cans petite diced tomatoes
2tsp thyme
1tsp oregano
2 bay leaves
8 cups chicken stock
1 bunch Mustard greens cut into 1″ pieces

1 can Cannellini beans (optional)

Serve with Grated Romano Cheese

brown the sliced sausage in the olive oil. Add the onion and saute until translucent. Add the garlic and saute until cooked but not browned. add the tomatoes and spices and simmer for 20-30 minutes until reduced slightly to a tomato sauce consistency.

Add the chicken stock and beans if so disired and cook for another 10 minutes. add Mustard greens and cook for a few more minutes. serve hot with grated cheese.