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Hearty Sausage Potato and Kale Soup

This easy soup has amazing flavor, is hearty and so comforting in those cold fall and winter months. The combination of spicy sausage along with creamy potatoes, kale and flavorful broth is so satisfying.

Course dinner, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword sausage kale and potato soup, sausage potato soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes


  • 1 lb spicy sausage
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 celery rib diced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 cups chopped kale (ribs removed)
  • 4-5 medium potatoes peeled and cubed in 1 inch pieces
  • 8 cups chicken stock
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary 1 tsp dried
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme 1/2 tsp dried
  • 3 fresh sage leaves chopped 1/2 tsp dried
  • Generous pinch of pepper
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • carrots and beans optional


  1. In a large stock pot or enamel dutch oven cook the sausage, onion, garlic, celery, and spices on medium high heat until sausage is cooked and the veggies are softened

  2. When they are done, add the chicken broth, potatoes, kale, and pepper to the pot and let it simmer on medium-low heat until the potatoes are soft.

  3. Serve with fresh parmesan cheese and crusty sourdough bread.

  4. Save remaining soup in an airtight container in the fridge.