Crockpot Kale, Sausage, & Potato Soup


Easy and delicious! Everyone raves about this simple soup.

4 servings


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4-6 cups chicken broth
1 whole large onion, chopped
6 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon fresh black pepper
2 tablespoons fresh sage, minced
1 piece hard pecorino or parmesan cheese rind, NOTE
6 wholes med-large yukon gold potatoes, peeled, cut into 1" pieces
1 bunch kale, ~ 2 cups when chopped, ~1/2" pieces
4 wholes links italian sausage, casing removed, ~1/2" pieces, browned
1/3 cup sour cream, stir in at end of cooking


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 8 Hours

1. Place first 6 ingredients into slow cooker

2. Brown sausages

3. Meanwhile, chop potatoes and kale, add to slow cooker

4. Add sausage to slow cooker

5. Cook on low 8-10 hours

6. Place ~1/2 cup broth in a bowl, whisk in sour cream, stir mixture into soup

7. Serve with crusty bread (and wine!)

Note - The hard cheese rind will give the soup (especially the potatoes) a lot of flavor without the stinginess of the cheese itself. If you can't find hard cheese rinds at the cheese counter, just garnish each serving with 1 tbsp. shredded Pecorino or Parmesan cheese.

Created date

August 2015