This soup is a copy cat from the Olive Garden. It has become a family favorite at our house. We hope you like it.
1 lb. Italian Sausage
1 large onion chopped
3-4 large russet potatoes sliced with mandolin
2 cloves garlic minced
2 cups fresh kale
1 cup heavy cream or half and half
1 1/2 quart chicken broth
6 slices of bacon cut into small pieces (optional)
Cook sausage and onion. Drain. Pour back into pot. Add chicken broth, potatoes, garlic and bacon to sausage and onion mixture. Cook until potatoes are done. Salt and pepper to taste. Turn to low and add kale and cream. Serve with bread.