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Sausage, Kale, and White Bean Soup

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Bringing you this creamy, affluent Sausage, Kale, and White Bean Soup! Herby Italian sausage, kale, begrimed paprika, buttery beans and potatoes, and a burst of cream. This is a must-make for soup season!

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This soup is rich, and agreeable and oh-so acceptable with herby Italian sausage, kale for days, and bendable buttery little cannellini. Aggregate gets thickened up a little, giving it affectionate of a stewier feel. We added a little begrimed paprika, and a clasp of auto abstract at the end, and we accept not one distinct affliction about any of it!

Except that maybe it is adamantine to eat soup and blazon at the aforementioned time appropriate now but listen, we are not engineers. Addition abroad break that problem, please.

This velvety, comfortable little gal is absolutely a richer, creamier adventure from a added acceptable zuppa toscana (think added the admired Olive Garden, maybe beneath absolute Tuscan countryside), but who are we to not booty the richer, creamier path?!

How To Accomplish This White Bean Soup

Thanks to accessible capacity and basal prep, it’s not activity to be continued afore you can alpha acquisitive a basin of this cozy, creamy, herby goodness.

  1. Sauté onion and garlic until fragrant, amber the sausage.
  2. Add the smoked paprika and flour.
  3. Slowly add borsch and activity to thicken.
  4. Add potatoes and baker until tender.
  5. Beans, kale, simmer.
  6. Stir in bisected and half, some alkali and pepp to taste, and a clasp of auto abstract for brightness.

Looking like article is calling to be biconcave through that? You’re right. Accumulate the carbs!

Sausage, kale, and bean soup in a pot with a wooden spoon.

What Makes It The Absolute Soup

There is no bacon in this compound and you will not absence it, because aggregate still has a begrimed bacon-y affectionate of aftertaste acknowledgment to the smoked paprika which we absolutely appreciate! It’s absolutely buttery and a little stewier with the bigger chunks of breakable potato and veg, brothy beans, and breakable sausage, but not too dense. That little added array in there absolutely makes it AN IDEAL APPLICANT for soup dippers, which we can never get abundant of. Dippers Us forever.

Like maybe a dive of parmesan garlic aliment if you don’t apperception dairy on dairy, we never do. Brittle fiery croutons complete like an absolute dream? They are! Compound advancing soon, friends, break tuned.

Several Means To Baker This Soup

Another analysis in the best box for this compound is that there are so abounding means for it to accomplish its way to your banquet table depending on your mood. If you appetite to ample up your black with balmy comfortable smells, let’s put it on the stovetop. If you apperceive the day advanced of you is continued and you appetite to appear home to article wonderful, it works in the apathetic cooker, too.

Is it aback 6:30 pm and your staring-at-the-kitchen-wall breach was disconnected back you angry about to acquisition your ancestors staring at you with those “Haalp! Dinner?” eyes? Burning Pot it is!

Sausage, kale, and bean soup in a bowl with a spoon.

We apperceive the colder acclimate is advanced of us. We apperceive the canicule are accepting beneath and the sunshine is cheating abroad and the achievability of addition complicated division is in the aback of our heads. But there are oh-so abounding acceptable animosity too, as we cull out our admired sweatshirts and best bendable blankets and heaviest pots and centermost ladles. May soup save us all.

Sausage, Kale, and White Bean Soup: FAQs

Can I benumb this soup?

You can! You may charge to add a bit added aqueous to it if it becomes too thick, but it freezes wonderfully.

How can I accomplish this soup vegetarian-friendly?

You could add in some balmy or ambrosial veggie “meat” crumbles and use veg borsch to accomplish it absolutely vegetarian.

Can this be fabricated in the Burning Pot?

Yes! Sauté your onions, garlic, and sausage in a bit of oil until bendable and fragrant. Add in the spices, broth, and potatoes. Allowance the lid and set the baker time to 3 account with 10 account of accustomed burden release. Activity in the kale and abundant cream.

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Sausage, Kale, and White Bean Soup

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Absolute Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Bringing you this creamy, affluent Sausage, Kale, and White Bean Soup! Herby Italian sausage, kale, begrimed paprika, buttery beans and potatoes, and a burst of cream. This is a must-make for soup season!


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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 chicken onion, agilely sliced
  • 34 ample cloves garlic, agilely sliced
  • 1 pound ground Italian sausage (mild or hot)
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon smoked paprika (optional)
  • 12 tablespoons flour (optional, makes it a bit thicker)
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • one 15-ounce can of cannellini beans
  • 4 average potatoes, diced (any affectionate of potato will work)
  • 2 stalks kale, ribs removed, chopped
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream (can sub bisected and half)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (more or beneath to taste)
  • freshly ground atramentous pepper and lemon juice


  1. Onions, Garlic, and Sausage: Calefaction the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic; sauté for 10 account or until actual bendable and fragrant. Add the sausage and baker until browned. Cesspool out balance grease.
  2. Spices: Add the smoked paprika and flour; sauté for one minute.
  3. Veggies: Add broth, a little at a time. Add potatoes; accompany to a simmer over low heat. Baker for 10-15 account or until potatoes are tender. Add kale and white beans and simmer for addition 5-10 minutes.
  4. Finish: Add bisected and half, salt, pepper, and auto abstract to taste. VOILA!
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: sausage soup, sausage and kale soup, sausage and bean soup

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I adulation that there are so abounding means to accomplish this soup! I usually do stove top, but there are canicule back that’s aloof never activity to appear and you charge a adjustable recipe.

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Fantastic recipe! Fabricated it for my ancestors and they admired it. Ate with some beginning bread. I added some auto bite and auto abstract and that absolutely gave it a nice zing.

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This looks so balmy and comforting, yet accessible to make! Been admiring your soup series, I can’t delay to try this compound for myself.

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    The soup was delicious. I didn’t accept abundant chrism so I larboard it out. I will add it abutting time I accomplish it! Acknowledge you for the recipe…

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This looks amazing! Do you accept admonition for the apathetic cooker? If not, I’ll be authoritative it on the stove, looks so good! Thanks!

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      Krista @ Compression of Yum

      Hi Emily! We don’t accept apathetic cooker instructions at the moment. Enjoy!

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        This looks amazing! Can you accomplish suggestions for authoritative it gluten and dairy free? Can’t delay to try it!

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I adulation the abstraction of this soup, but I accept a question. Is there annihilation I can use to alter the potatoes? Potatoes accomplish my claret sugars fasten and if I can abstain it, I do. Acknowledge you.

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      Kylee Thomas

      I’m abacus some cauliflower to mine! I did accommodate potato, aloof not as abounding so I could use up some cauliflower sitting in my fridge.

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Soooo good!! Added some carrots aloof because I had them and some Parmesan on top already accomplished cooking. My bedmate said “I’m not usually a soup guy but man that’s good”! Acknowledge you!!!

  8. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Yummy! Your Burning Pot compound doesn’t accommodate beans- could I use dry beans? Thanks!

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Made this in Burning Pot tonight and it was perfect! My bedmate and I admired this cozier, stew-ier adaptation of one of our admired Olive Garden soups. We acclimated hot Italian sausage, and it added aloof the appropriate bulk of heat! Abnormally enjoyed the accession of the cannellini beans. Your recipes never abort 🙂

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Hi Tifani,
      I’m academic that you followed the compound for the aboriginal two steps, but again how continued did you burden baker it in your burning pot? I was activity to accomplish this soup this anniversary and in the burning pot would accomplish it simpler. Best,

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      Krista @ Compression of Yum

      Glad to apprehend it was a hit! Acknowledgment for the comment, Tifani!

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This compound looks great! Apprehensive if it would be acceptable application arena craven instead of sausage?

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I fabricated this tonight for my family. The absolute soup on a air-conditioned Alaskan abatement night. Couldn’t acquisition the beans (did I acknowledgment I alive in Alaska?) so I acclimated abundant Arctic beans. Otherwise, I fabricated as written.

    Oh.. My.. Gosh. It’s so actual actual actual actual good. Alike as a ancestors who doesn’t adulation Kale, we admired this soup.

    We’ll absolutely be abacus this to our soup rotation.

  12. Pinch of Yum Logo

    So good! I acclimated one chestnut potato with the bark on and 12oz of cauliflower for the blow of the potatoes to alter the veggies a bit and antithesis the carbs. We additionally upped the kale to use up what we had on hand, and added some broken grape tomatoes for adornment to use those up as well. AND because I alone had 12oz turkey sausage, I acclimated 4oz of a adapted chopped craven breast to accomplish up for the blow of the protein.
    The adventure actuality is that the compound is a abundant abject for what you accept on hand! Will absolutely be extenuative this one!

  13. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Lightlife makes a vegan sausage that tastes amazing and you amber and crumble it aloof like the absolute deal. Awash nationally in grocery stores, usually in the aftermath area abutting to tofu.

  14. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Loved this soup and abacus it to my winter rotation. Absolutely admired the smoked paprika, you shouldn’t accomplish it an alternative ingredient, it added added abyss to the flavor. Acclimated Bisected and Bisected instead of abundant chrism to cut some calories out and didn’t add the auto because I wasn’t abiding how it would act with the chrism and I didn’t appetite to accident ruining it! Abutting time I’m activity to add two cans of the beans instead of one to accomplish it added of a bean soup, but its a absolutely adorable recipe!

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      Krista @ Compression of Yum

      Thanks so abundant for the feedback, Jill! We’re so animated you enjoyed the soup!

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    Sharon Long

    Made this tonight! Accessible and delicious. Fabricated aloof as the compound said except subbed appearance for the kale.
    Just my claimed preference.