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italian sausage and potato soup

Recipe by
Sara Andrea
Eugene, OR

Good smelling, excellent tasting soup. This works as a meal served with a nice slice of bread or as a starter for a traditional Italian meal.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 7 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For italian sausage and potato soup

  • 1 lb
    italian sausage
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3
    russet potatoes, scrubbed rinsed and dried
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1
    white onion, diced
  • 48 oz
    chicken broth
  • 1 bunch
    kale, chopped (about 2 cups)
  • 1 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2-1 tsp
  • 1/2-1 tsp
  • parmigiano-reggiano, grated - for garnish

How To Make italian sausage and potato soup

  • sliced into wedges
    Slice potatoes, about 1/4 - 1/2 inch thick. Then cut into wedges.
  • 2
    Slice Italian sausage and brown in skillet along with oregano and thyme for about 5 minutes. (I have a slow cooker that has a browning setting so I use that.) I remove the casing around each slice before the next step.
  • 3
    Add onions, broth, and potato slices. Cook on low for 7-8 hour, or on high 4 hours.
  • 4
    Add cream, stir to combine. Add chopped kale, cook 20 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Ladle into bowls. Garnish with grated parm if desired.