Creamy Sausage Kale Soup
Made with Italian Sausage, kale, and potatoes, Sausage Kale Soup is exactly what you need to warm up on a cold day! Also the Zuppa Toscana copycat recipe!
Servings 6 servings
- 1 lb Italian Sausage sweet or spicy, you choose
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 onion diced
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1/4 cup all purpose flour
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 1 bay leaf
- salt & pepper to taste
- 4 cups kale stalks removed & torn into bite sized pieces
- 2 medium russet potatoes washed and sliced into 1/2 inch pieces
- 1 cup heavy cream
In large pot over medium heat, cook sausage until browned and cooked thoroughly. Remove from pot and drain on paper towels.
In same pot, melt butter and saute onions until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, another minute. Stir in cooked sausage and flour. Cook 2 minutes to cook out the raw flour taste. Add in chicken broth and seasonings. Bring to boil, then reduce to simmer. Stir in kale and potatoes. Cover and cook 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
When ready to serve, remove the bay leaf and add in heavy cream.
Calories: 549kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 1483mg | Potassium: 951mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5162IU | Vitamin C: 78mg | Calcium: 136mg | Iron: 3mg