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Italian Sausage and Kale Soup

Italian Sausage and Kale soup.
Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author www.sanpasqualskitchen.com


  • 1 lb. Italian sausage ground
  • 1 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 large onion
  • 1/2 lb. bacon chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 10 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 large potatoes Russet or Idaho, peeled and sliced
  • 1 small bunch of kale washed, stemmed and chopped


  • Saute Italian sausage and crushed red pepper in a large pot until sausage is cooked through.
  • Remove it from the pan and set aside.
  • In the same pan, add bacon, onions and garlic and cook over medium low heat until onions are soft, about 15 minutes.
  • Add chicken stock and heat to a boil and then turn to a simmer.
  • Add the potatoes and cook until soft, about 15 minutes, check with a fork.
  • Add the cream, turn off the heat, stir in the sausage and kale and let heat through then serve.