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Kale Sausage Soup

Hearty, savoury and delicious!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Author Chews and Brews


  • 1 package of Mild Italian Sausage removed from the skin
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white onion chopped
  • 3 garlic clove chopped finely
  • 1 bunch of Kale ribbed and chopped
  • 2 large Russet Potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 8 tbsp fresh herbs chopped (I used parsley, oregano, thyme and basil)
  • 1 can white kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 6 cups chicken broth


  1. Make small meatballs from the Italian sausage.
  2. Heat frying pan and add olive oil. Once heated, add onion and garlic and fry for 8 minutes, until soft. Add meatballs and fry until cooked thoroughly.
  3. Heat chicken broth in pot until boiling. Add chopped potato and let simmer for 10-12 minutes. Add kidney beans and cooked meatballs, onion and garlic to pot and continue to simmer for another 10-15 minutes.
  4. Add in kale and herbs and take pot off of heat and cover for 5 minutes.
  5. Ladle soup into bowls and add fresh ground pepper - enjoy!!

Recipe Notes

Use ground Italian sausage (not in links) to speed it up a little
Try with navy beans, or other white beans!