Polk ElderCare Senior Resource Guide Recipe

A cozy bowl of soup always takes me to a super zen place and helps to melt tension away. Here is one of my favorite recipes. Delicious and packed with nutrition, I promise it will leave you feeling satisfied.


Easy Instant Pot Turkey Sausage, Sweet Potato Kale Soup

1 Tbsp Olive Oil

1 lb Ground Sausage (Sage, Hot, or Italian)

1 small Onion, diced

2 Bay Leaves

1/2 tsp dried sage

1/2 tsp dried thyme

1 tsp Smoked Paprika

1 sprig Fresh Rosemary

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp Black Pepper

4 cloves Garlic, minced

4cups vegetable stock (or chicken)

2 medium Sweet Potatoes, peeled and diced

1 bunch fresh kale, chopped


Brown the meat then add onion and garlic (cook until onions are translucent). Add remaining ingredients, except kale. Set Instant Pot for 5 min, slow-release for 10 min (cook on medium heat for 30 min on the stove). Stir kale into finished soup until wilted. Serve with a sprinkle of parmesan and crusty bread. Mangiare (eat)!