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Sweet Potato, Sausage & Kale Soup

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x


A delicious sweet and savory soup that everyone will love!


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 pound spicy Italian chicken or turkey sausage, crumbled
  • 1 large white onion, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 8 cups peeled and diced sweet potato (about 2 pounds)
  • 1 (28 oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup dried pasta (I used orecchiette)
  • 3 cups roughly-chopped kale
  • salt and freshly-cracked black pepper
  • freshly-grated Parmesan cheese, for garnish


  1. Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add onion and sausage and cook for 5-7 minutes until the onion is translucent and the sausage begins to slightly brown, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until fragrant. Add chicken broth, sweet potatoes, and tomatoes and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and let simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the pasta, stir to combine, and let cook for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the pasta is al dente. Stir in the kale, and season the soup with black pepper and additional salt if needed. Serve warm garnished with lots of freshly-grated Parmesan cheese.