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


  • 6
    russet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 lb
    italian sausage
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 6 slice
  • 4 large
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 2
    celery stalks
  • 1
    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
  • 1
    carrot, finely grated
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Potato Soup W/ Kale & Italian Sausage


  1. Heat a large pot to medium heat. Add italian sausage, brown sausage, remove from pan and set aside.
  2. In that same pot add bacon, olive oil, celery, onion and garlic, cook until soft, about 7 minutes.
  3. Add 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.
  4. Serve 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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