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Slow Cooker Tuscan Sausage and Kale Soup
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3.82 from 122 votes

Slow Cooker Tuscan Sausage and Kale Soup

This Slow Cooker Tuscan Sausage and Kale Soup is a hearty, veggie-filled comfort food option for cold days - just dump it all in the crockpot then set it and forget it!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 15 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Comfort Food
Keyword: sausage kale soup
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 312kcal


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 yellow onions, diced
  • 1 large carrot, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 (796mL) jar crushed/strained tomatoes (passata)
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 2 cups kale, chopped

Turkey sausage

  • 1 lb ground turkey (or use 4 turkey sausages instead of making your own, casings removed)
  • 1 tbsp fennel
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  • If using storebought sausages, remove casings and break up meat. If making your own, mix together sausage ingredients and break up. Add to slow cooker, along with rest of ingredients except for red pepper and kale.
  • Cook on high for 6 hours or low for 8 hours. When ready to serve, stir in red pepper and kale, then let sit for 3-4 minutes. Serve and enjoy!



Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 1126mg | Potassium: 720mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 7750IU | Vitamin C: 66.8mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 4.7mg