Instant Pot Sausage and Kale Soup

  • Author: Lisa @ This Pilgrim Life
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Total Time: 23 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: soup
  • Method: pressure cooker


Quick, easy, and DELICIOUS recipe for sausage and kale soup in the Instant Pot! 



  • 1 lb chopped sausage (kielbasa or sweet Italian)
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 34 carrots, diced
  • 1 C uncooked brown rice
  • 2 C chopped kale
  • 4 C chicken broth
  • 1/2 C heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp all-purpose flour


1. Saute chopped sausage in the Instant Pot. Let the sausage cook for as long as it takes you to chop 1 onion and dice 3-4 carrots (stirring once or twice). Stir in the onions and carrots. Saute 3-4 minutes more.

2. Stir in 1 cup uncooked brown rice, 2 C chopped kale, and 4 C chicken broth. Cover and cook on high pressure for 8 minutes.

3. Quick release the pressure and uncover. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together 2 Tbsp flour and 1/2 C heavy cream. Pour the cream mixture into the soup, stir to mix, and return the Instant Pot to sauté. Let the soup cook for about 5 more minutes, or until it begins to thicken.

4. Salt to taste and serve immediately.