Spicy Sausage and Potato Soup Recipe

Potato Sausage Soup
Diana Rattray
Ratings (29)
  • Total: 50 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 cups (6 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
604 Calories
43g Fat
43g Carbs
15g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 cups (6 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 604
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43g 54%
Saturated Fat 22g 112%
Cholesterol 117mg 39%
Sodium 1426mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Protein 15g
Calcium 120mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Cajun style sausage adds spicy Louisiana flavor to this tasty potato soup. You may use kielbasa or your favorite smoked sausage in this recipe if you'd like.

Serve this potato soup with biscuits or crusty rolls and a salad for a delicious lunch or dinner.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 12 to 16 ounces andouille sausage or ​another smoked sausage
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried leaf basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 pounds baking potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream

Steps to Make It

  1. In a large skillet over medium-low heat, melt the butter. Add the onion, celery, and diced sausage; sauté until the vegetables are tender and sausage is lightly browned.

  2. Stir the flour into the vegetable mixture until smooth and well-blended; stir in green onions, parsley, basil, salt, and pepper. Continue cooking, stirring, for 1 minute. Blend in the chicken broth.

  3. Add the diced potatoes, cover, and simmer for 25 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.

  4. Stir in the heavy cream and continue cooking until heated through.