Now...I also chop up bacon into small slices. I do that by taking 5 slices stacked up on each other and slice 1/4 inch pieces...or just a little wider.
I put the bacon in the pan and brown it up a little...then I throw in the onion and cook down till translucent.
Sausage Potato Soup
5 slices of bacon cut in small pieces
1 large onion, medium dice
1 pack of Italian sausage, casing removed, chopped in small pieces
2 garlic cloves, pressed
2 cans of chicken broth...no MSG
1 ice tray of my broth OR 2 more cans of broth or water
2 large baking russet potatoes
1 large bunch of kale
1 cup of heavy cream OR milk
Cayenne Pepper of red pepper flakes to taste (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste
Start to brown bacon...then add in onion and sausage. Then garlic. Once that is mostly cooked, add in broth(s) and potatoes. Cook about 10 minutes. Add kale and cook for 6 more minutes. Add cream and cayenne pepper, salt and pepper to taste...heat through. Serves 6 hungry people.