Sausage Potato Kale Soup in bowl with tomatoes in background.

Instant Pot Sausage, Potato and Kale Soup

This soup is so easy to make you might be surprised it's as delicious as it is - complete with crispy sausage and kale!

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 221 kcal
Author The Foodie Eats


  • 12 oz. sausage links sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. petite gold potatoes 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion diced
  • 1/3 cup carrots sliced
  • 1/4 cup stalk celery diced
  • 6 thyme sprigs
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 4 tomatoes diced
  • 8 oz. kale de-­ribbed, roughly torn
  • 2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper


  1. Using sauté setting on Instant Pot ­- Once hot, add oil and cook sausage until crispy. About 3 minutes each side. Remove and set aside.

  2. Add onions, carrots, celery, thyme, and vinegar ­ cook for 3 minutes, making sure to scrape up bits from bottom.
  3. Add all remaining ingredients (except sausage) to pot and mix well.
  4. Lock lick and cook for 5 minutes at high pressure.

  5. Once time is complete, quick­-release pressure then remove lid.

  6. Remove bay leaf and thyme sprigs. Add sausage slices to pot and mix well.

  7. Serve and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Sausage, Potato and Kale Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 221 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 28mg 9%
Sodium 634mg 26%
Potassium 686mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 69.1%
Vitamin C 50.3%
Calcium 6.8%
Iron 15.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.