Potato Soup with Sausage and Kale

Lightly creamy, this potato and sausage soup is both hearty and satisfying enough to be a meal.

Serves: 6Prep: 20 minutesCook: 25 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bulk spicy Italian sausage
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 4 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups small diced red potatoes
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Directions

  • Heat 4-quart sauce pan over medium-high heat; add sausage, breaking apart as it starts to brown. Add onion, pepper, garlic, salt, herbs and pepper. Cook 5-7 minutes to soften vegetables and cook sausage through to an internal temperature of 165°F.
  • Add kale; stir until wilted. Add flour and cook 2-3 minutes. Stir in broth and potatoes; bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook 5-10 minutes until potatoes are tender. Add cream; continue cooking until hot; adjust seasoning to taste. Refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 pound bulk spicy Italian sausage
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 4 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups small diced red potatoes
  • 1 cup heavy cream

Directions

  • Heat 4-quart sauce pan over medium-high heat; add sausage, breaking apart as it starts to brown. Add onion, pepper, garlic, salt, herbs and pepper. Cook 5-7 minutes to soften vegetables and cook sausage through to an internal temperature of 165°F.
  • Add kale; stir until wilted. Add flour and cook 2-3 minutes. Stir in broth and potatoes; bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Cook 5-10 minutes until potatoes are tender. Add cream; continue cooking until hot; adjust seasoning to taste. Refrigerate leftovers.