This low carb kale soup with sausage recipe is a blend of sausage, kale and mushrooms cooked in a chicken broth base. It makes a quick heartwarming meal.
Although I have never cooked kale before, I bought a bunch because it was on a sale. To be honest, I had no idea what I was going to do with it. I knew it was similar to spinach, but cooks much crisper.
I had been sick for a while over the holiday vacation and was craving some soup. My sinus infection improved and I was more into cooking. A little soup is always welcome in the winter so I made some kale soup with sausage and mushrooms.
It’s really just a simple recipe I put together as I wasn’t up to making anything elaborate. The kale was delicious in the soup and I will definitely buy more of this vegetable fresh in the market.
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It seems to be a popular ingredient for smoothies so I may give that a try. You do need to be careful of sausage. A lot of pre-made ones add sugar. But, we have a local butcher make ours from venison that my husband gets during hunting season.
If you don’t care for mushrooms, you can leave it out of this kale soup with sausage recipe. However, I find it adds a nice touch so you may want to replace it with something else.
This yummy sausage and kale soup really hit the spot. Although they say to sip on chicken soup when sick, the chicken broth in this soup is just as comforting.
Is there really something to using chicken soup for colds? Personally, I think there is which is why I really crave sipping on warm soups when I’m sick.
Kale Soup with Sausage and Mushroom Recipe
Kale Soup with Sausage and Mushroom
- 29 ounces chicken broth
- 6.5 ounces fresh kale cut into bite sized pieces
- 1 pound sausage cooked, casings removed and sliced
- 6.5 ounces sliced mushrooms
- 2 cloves garlic
- Salt & Pepper to taste
Place both cans of chicken broth in large pot along with two cans worth of water. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
Add the kale, sausage, mushrooms and garlic. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Simmer covered over low heat for about an hour.