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This White Bean, Sausage, and Kale Soup Recipe is so simple, so filling, and so delicious and is perfect for this unexpected early spring winter weather.

White Bean, Sausage, and Kale Soup Recipe

Mandee Pogue aka The Kitchen Wife
A simple and flavorful soup that is filling without being too heavy. Perfect for those cooler, early spring nights.
Servings 6 -8 servings


  • 1 lb. of Smoked Sausage sliced
  • 2 15 oz. Cans of Cannellini Beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 Bunch of Curly Kale stemmed and chopped
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 8 c. Chicken Stock
  • 1 tsp. Dried Thyme
  • 1 tbsp. Extra Virgin Oil
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  • Place a heavy bottomed pot over medium/high heat and add the oil.
  • Once the pan is hot, add the diced onion and cook 1-2 minutes, until soft and translucent.
  • Add the sliced smoked sausage to the pot and let brown, 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the beans and thyme to the pot. Stir and let cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the chicken stock to the pot.
  • Bring to a boil and let simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add the kale and let simmer another 5-7 minutes.
  • Taste for seasoning and make any adjustments.
  • Serve and enjoy.
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