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Sausage and Kale Chowder

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Lauren Greutman


  • 1 lb. of ground turkey sausage
  • 3 - 4 large russet potatoes halved lengthwise and sliced thin
  • A bunch of regular kale or baby kale rinsed
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cups chicken stock or broth
  • 5 cups of whole milk
  • 1 Tbsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • 1 - 2 tsp salt if using chicken broth, use only 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp black pepper


  • Boil sliced potatoes for about 10 minutes. Drain, rinse and set aside.
  • Brown sausage with onion.
  • When sausage is cooked, add stock (or broth), milk, oregano, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Slowly bring to a boil. Note: if using turkey sausage, there is no need to drain the meat. But if using pork sausage, drain the meat before adding liquid ingredients.
  • Slowly bring to a boil.
  • Add potatoes and kale.
  • Simmer for 10-15 minutes.