Add ground sausage to multi cooker or skillet over medium high heat and cook through
Transfer to slow cooker
Scrub and dice potatoes and add to slow cooker along with diced onion, garlic and red pepper flakes
Add kale and chicken broth and cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8
Stir in cream, cooked bacon and salt and pepper to taste
To thicken the soup even more, you can whisk 2 tablespoons cornstarch or flour mixed with an equal amount of water and then slowly stir into soup. Let heat through an additional 30 minutes on high to thicken.