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Sausage and Kale Soup - quick and easy soup with ton of veggies and the best seasoning! | @littlebroken

Italian Sausage Kale Soup

  • Author: Katya
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: One-Pot
  • Cuisine: Italian


Hearty sausage and kale soup with Italian sausage, green beans, corn, and kale. It’s the perfect and easy soup to cozy up to!


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  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 pound mild Italian sausage, removed from casing
  • 1 cup diced onions
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 (14 oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. seasoned salt
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. celery salt
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup chopped fresh green beans
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup small-shaped pasta, such as ditalini
  • 2 cups roughly chopped curly kale (leaves only), lightly packed
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • Kosher salt and fresh black pepper


  1. In a large dutch-oven, heat oil over medium-high heat, add sausage and cook, crumbling until no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add onions, carrots, and celery, and cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes, seasoned salt, Worcestershire sauce, celery salt, garlic powder, bay leaves, green beans, chicken stock, and water and bring to a simmer. Add pasta, reduce heat to medium, and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Taste the soup for salt before adding kale and corn.
  4. Stir in kale and corn, and simmer for additional 10 minutes or until kale is wilted and the vegetables are tender. Remove from heat and stir in parsley.


  • Leftovers: Store in an airtight container for 3-4 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
  • Substitutions: This soup is very adaptable. See the recipe post for a detailed list of ingredient substitutions. 
  • Instant Pot & Slow Cooker: See post for instructions on how to make this soup in the instant pot or slow cooker. 


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 306
  • Sugar: 4.9 g
  • Sodium: 643.4 mg
  • Fat: 22.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.5 g
  • Protein: 12.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 43.5 mg

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