Spicy Sausage & Kale Soup

Serves: 10
Total Calories: 751


6 slices bacon, diced
1 onion, chopped
2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced
4 cups chicken broth
3 cups water or chicken broth
3 potatoes, peeled and diced
2 to 3 cups kale, chopped
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes with chilies
1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1 pound smoked pork sausage, halved lengthwise and sliced 1/2-inch thick
1 cup whipping cream
salt and pepper to taste


In a large stockpot, cook bacon until crisp. Remove to paper towels and drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Add onion and garlic; sauté in reserved drippings until softened. Add broth, water or broth, potatoes, kale, tomatoes with chiles, chickpeas, garlic powder and onion powder. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer until potatoes and kale are cooked through, about 15 to 20 minutes. Meanwhile, broil or fry sausage until browned; drain. Stir reserved bacon, sausage and cream into soup. Heat gently for an additional 5 minutes; add salt and pepper as needed.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 10
Total Calories: 751
Calories from Fat: 278

This Spicy Sausage & Kale Soup recipe is from the Farmhouse Kitchen Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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