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Potato, Sausage & Kale Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

I let my young son pick out seed packets and he chose kale, which grew like crazy. This hearty soup helped make good use of it and rivals a restaurant version that we love. —Michelle Babbie, Malone, New York
Potato, Sausage & Kale Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 medium red potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 cups sliced fresh kale
  • 3 cups 2% milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, cook sausage and onion over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until sausage is no longer pink and onion is tender, breaking up sausage into crumbles; drain.
  2. Stir in seasonings. Add potatoes, kale, milk and cream; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  3. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into soup. Return to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/2 cups: 504 calories, 38g fat (20g saturated fat), 128mg cholesterol, 881mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 2g fiber), 15g protein.

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