Potato Soup W/ Kale & Italian Sausage

Lauren Perkins-Boyd


My husband loves the Zuppa Toscana from Olive Garden so I developed this recipe so he could enjoy it more often. It's pretty close I think, if not a little better.


★★★★★ 5 votes

10 Min
2 Hr


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russet potatoes, peeled and diced
1 lb
italian sausage
1-2 Tbsp
olive oil
6 slice
4 large
garlic cloves, minced
celery stalks
onion, chopped
3 c
kale, chopped
1 c
2 (15-oz) can(s)
low sodium chicken broth
3-4 c
water or just enough to cover
carrot, finely grated
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Potato Soup W/ Kale & Italian Sausage


  • 1Heat a large pot to medium heat. Add italian sausage, brown sausage, remove from pan and set aside.
  • 2In that same pot add bacon, olive oil, celery, onion and garlic, cook until soft, about 7 minutes.
  • 3Add the kale, potatoes, sausage, chicken stock, water, carrot, salt and pepper. Heat to a boil then reduce to a simmer and cook until potatoes are tender. Add cream and cook for another 15 minutes or so.
  • 4Serve with a generous grating of parmesan cheese and garlic bread. Enjoy!

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About Potato Soup W/ Kale & Italian Sausage

Course/Dish: Other Soups, Vegetable Soup
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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