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Sausage Potato Soup

This Sausage Potato Soup with Kale is comforting and made with incredibly flavorful smoked sausage. Make it on the stove or in the slow cooker!


Gather your Ingredients

– 1 tablespoon canola oil – 1 medium onion finely diced – 2 large carrots peeled and finely diced – 1 rib celery sliced – 2 smoked sausages halved lengthwise and sliced – 1 teaspoon minced garlic – 1 teaspoon salt – ¼ teaspoon dried thyme – ⅛ teaspoon black pepper – 4 cups low sodium chicken broth – 1½ lbs potatoes about 6 medium, peeled and diced – 2 cups finely chopped kale – ¼-½ cup cream (optional) – freshly grated Parmesan cheese


– Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil, onion, carrots. celery and sausages and cook until onions are softened and translucent.


– Add garlic, salt, thyme and pepper and cook for 1 minute.


– Add chicken broth and potatoes. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, then reduce to medium heat and cover. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring often, until potatoes and carrots are tender.


– Stir in kale and cream and serve with Parmesan if desired.