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This delicious soup gets it's creaminess by the pumpkin puree. A delicious healthy low carb comforting soup.

Creamy Pumpkin, Sausage and Kale Soup

This creamy pumpkin, sausage and kale soup is delicious. The pumpkin adds a sweet creaminess that balances the spicy sausage. Hearty and filling, low carb soup!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 -8
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 1 lb sweet Italian sausage casings removed
  • 1 Tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 can pure pumpkin 15 oz
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon Better than Bouillon optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/2 onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 5 mushrooms chopped
  • 2 cups baby kale loosely packed

Instructions

  1. As your brown your sausage in a soup pan, break it up into bite sized pieces.
  2. Remove cooked sausage and set aside for later.
  3. Add oil, onions, mushrooms and peppers to the pan.
  4. Saute until onions are translucent. Add garlic, salt and pepper and sauté for 1 minute.
  5. Add broth, bouillon, pumpkin and kale and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add back the sausage and simmer for 5 more minutes.
  7. Enjoy!