Spicy Sausage and Potato Soup Recipe

Potato Sausage Soup
Diana Rattray
  • 50 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 cups (6 servings)
Ratings (24)

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.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How 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.
  1. Stir in the heavy cream and continue cooking until heated through. 
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 604
Total Fat 43 g
Saturated Fat 22 g
Unsaturated Fat 14 g
Cholesterol 117 mg
Sodium 1,426 mg
Carbohydrates 43 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 15 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)