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healthy & easy slow cooker soup recipe with beef broth and veggies - sausage and kale soup with zoodles

Zoodles & Kale Soup with Sausage

This Kale Soup with Sausage is a delicious and easy weeknight meal for fall.  Your family will love this healthy fall soup that can be made in the slow cooker, instant pot or on the stove!

Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sweet Italian turkey sausage
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 5 cups beef bone broth or beef stock
  • 2 cans diced tomatoes
  • 3 large carrots
  • 1 container baby kale
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 8-oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 large zucchini spiralized
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

Stove Top Instructions

  1. In a 5-quart soup pot or Dutch oven, brown sausage in olive oil. Remove sausage and set aside.

  2. Saute onions and garlic in drippings (it should be minimal if you used turkey sausage). Stir in beef stock, tomatoes, carrots, basil, oregano, tomato sauce and sausage. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 30 minutes.

  3. Stir in zoodles. Simmer covered for 30 minutes. Season with salt & pepper and add parmesan cheese for serving

Instant Pot Directions

  1. Follow Stove Top Directions until boil. Add ingredients to instant pot.

  2. Place lid on the top of the instant pot, turn valve to sealing, and select manual high pressure for 2 minutes. Once the cook time is over, allow instant pot to naturally release for 10 minutes before opening the lid.

  3. Add in kale and allow it to sit in pot for a few minutes to wilt. Season with salt & pepper to taste and top with parmesan cheese if desired.

Slow Cooker Instructions

  1. Follow Stove Top Directions until boil. Add ingredients to slow cooker.

  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.Add in kale and allow it to sit in pot for a few minutes to wilt. Season with salt & pepper to taste and top with parmesan cheese if desired.

Recipe Notes

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