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Slow Cooker Sausage Kale Soup


  • Author: Brittany Mullins
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 15 mins
  • Yield: 4

Description

Warm up with this slow cooker sausage kale soup. Packed with flavor and veggies, this 10-ingredient soup is low-carb, easy to whip up and tastes delicious!


Ingredients

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped carrots
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 32 oz cartons chicken stock or broth (about 8 cups)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or more to taste
  • 4 cups chopped kale
  • 1 1lb sage sausage
  • parmesan cheese, for serving (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet or pot, cook sausage over medium heat while breaking into pieces. Once brown, remove with a slotted spoon and drain on a plate lined with paper towels. Drain fat from pan, leaving about 1 Tablespoon.
  2. Cook garlic, onion, carrots and celery in reserved fat for 4-5 minutes or until fragrant.
  3. Transfer veggies into a slow cooker, add stock, pepper, salt and stir in sausage.
  4. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours or low for 6 hours. Add kale to the slow cooker about 10 minutes before serving.
  5. Portion soup into bowls, season with additional salt, pepper and parmesan if using.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
  • Calories: 479 |
  • Sugar: 7g |
  • Fat: 31g |
  • Carbohydrates: 12g |
  • Fiber: 3g |
  • Protein: 34g