Straightforward Sausage Potato Soup Recipe

You’ll love this simple potato soup recipe with Italian sausage, potatoes, garlic, and kale. The soup is reassuring and ultra-flavorful. Jump to the Easy Sausage Potato Soup Recipe

There are many methods to make potato soup, however this recipe with sausage and kale is our favourite. It’s rustic and filled with taste. No one desires a flavorless soup, proper?

Learn how to Make the Finest Potato Soup

Our potato and sausage soup is savory, comforting, and retains effectively within the fridge. In case you’ve ever had Olive Backyard’s Zuppa Toscana soup, this potato soup is comparable (though, I’d wager it’s higher). We’ve been making a model of it for years.

A pot of potato soup with sausage and kale

This potato soup recipe is easy so the substances you utilize matter. Right here’s the rundown for you:

Potatoes: You should utilize any sort of potato, however we extremely suggest utilizing Yukon Gold potatoes. There’s no must peel them, and when cooked, they’re buttery and nearly soften in your mouth. We use Yukon Gold potatoes to make mashed potatoes, too. In case you can not discover them, child purple or white potatoes, in addition to russet potatoes, will work.

Italian Sausage: Relying in your spice choice, you need to use candy Italian sausage or sizzling (spicy) Italian sausage. We use candy Italian sausage after which modify the soup spice degree with crushed purple pepper flakes.

Inventory/Broth: For probably the most taste, use a superb high quality rooster inventory from the shop or use selfmade. When reaching for store-bought broth, we go for low-sodium. We additionally search for a store-bought broth that’s darker in coloration (often means extra taste) and because it often has extra of a spine, we like to purchase boxed bone broth (we use selfmade bone broth generally, too).

Making potato and sausage soup

Cream or Milk: We mix rooster inventory with cream for the soup broth. The rooster inventory provides taste, and the cream makes the broth silky and extra luxurious — like on this creamy rooster noodle soup. We choose to make use of cream when making soups, but when milk is all you will have, you should definitely learn by means of our tips about utilizing milk to stop curdling. In case you’re dairy-free, depart the cream/milk out. The soup will nonetheless style nice.

Herbs and spices: The Italian sausage already supplies loads of taste, however including garlic, dried oregano, nutmeg, and a bay leaf make the soup style superb. You probably have some, just a few sprigs of contemporary thyme is a pleasant contact, too. For some warmth, we love including crushed purple pepper flakes, however that’s as much as your tastes.

Kale: For coloration and texture, we stir in chopped kale in the direction of to finish of cooking. To organize kale, strip the leaves from the stalks (the stalks are too robust for this soup). Then chop or tear into bite-size items. Child kale leaves work, too and don’t require any chopping. You may as well use spinach, Swiss chard or different greens as an alternative.

Parmesan cheese: Parmesan is an non-compulsory ingredient, however if in case you have some readily available, it provides a beautiful richness to the potato soup.

Easy Sausage Potato Soup

Making sausage and potato soup is easy, and all of it occurs in a single pot! Right here’s an outline of methods to make it (the complete potato soup recipe is beneath).

  1. Brown the sausage.
  2. Add the onions to the sausage and prepare dinner till tender.
  3. Stir within the garlic, herbs, and spices.
  4. Add the inventory then deliver to a low simmer.
  5. Add the potatoes and prepare dinner, partially coated, till tender.
  6. Stir within the kale and parmesan cheese. Style for seasoning, after which serve!
Easy Sausage Potato Soup

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Straightforward Sausage Potato Soup Recipe

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You’ll love this simple sausage and potato soup recipe with Italian sausage, potatoes, garlic, and kale. The soup is reassuring and ultra-flavorful. For the most effective potato soup, use Yukon Gold potatoes. They’ve skinny skins, so it’s not essential to peel them. Additionally they develop into buttery and tender when cooked. The purple pepper flakes add warmth to the soup. If you’re utilizing sizzling (spicy) Italian sausage to make the soup, chances are you’ll need to remove the purple pepper flakes.

Makes about 8 cups of soup or 4 to six servings

You Will Want

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 pound contemporary Italian sausage hyperlinks, casings eliminated

2 cups chopped onion (8 ounces or 1 medium onion)

1 tablespoon minced garlic (3 cloves)

1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed purple pepper flakes, relying on spice choice

Salt and contemporary floor black pepper

1 bay leaf

2 sprigs thyme

1 1/2 kilos potatoes, cubed (2 to three giant)

5 cups rooster inventory or broth, see our rooster inventory recipe

1/4 cup to 1/2 cup heavy cream or half and half

4 cups chopped kale leaves with ribs eliminated or use child kale

1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese, non-compulsory (2 ounces)

Pinch freshly grated nutmeg


    Warmth the olive oil in a big pot or Dutch oven over medium warmth. Add the sausage. Prepare dinner, breaking apart the sausage with a picket spoon till crispy; about 10 minutes.

    Add the onions and prepare dinner, stirring each jiffy till they start to melt; 5 to six minutes. Stir within the garlic, oregano, crushed purple pepper flakes, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon of contemporary floor black pepper. Prepare dinner, whereas stirring the garlic and spices across the pan, for about 1 minute.

    Add the bay leaf, thyme, and potatoes. Pour within the inventory. Improve the warmth to medium-high and prepare dinner till the broth simply reaches a simmer, however earlier than it begins to boil. Scale back the warmth to medium-low, partially cowl the pot with a lid, and simmer till the potatoes are cooked by means of; about quarter-hour. Whereas the soup cooks, stir each as soon as and some time. If the soup begins to simmer extra aggressively, flip down the warmth a bit.

    Uncover the soup and take away the bay leaf and thyme sprigs. Stir within the cream, kale, and parmesan cheese. Add a small pinch of nutmeg, after which style the soup for seasoning. Modify with extra salt and pepper, as wanted.

    Scale back the warmth to low, cowl with the lid and prepare dinner till the kale is wilted and tender; about 5 minutes extra.

Adam and Joanne’s Suggestions

  • Cream is finest, but when milk is all you will have, listed below are our suggestions for utilizing milk in soup whereas stopping it from curdling: Use heat milk and don’t boil the soup. Earlier than including the milk, heat it barely within the microwave or on the range. Including the milk heat prevents it from curdling when hitting the new pan. It’s additionally necessary to not let the soup boil aggressively. You need it to prepare dinner at a low simmer, which additionally prevents the milk from curdling.
  • For a creamier and thicker soup, seize a potato masher and simply earlier than including the kale, mash among the potatoes within the pot.
  • The kale softens within the soup over time. In case you like additional tender and tender kale, depart the lid on the pot and hold heat for 10 to fifteen minutes extra.
  • For a lightened up model, exchange the pork sausage with rooster or turkey sausage and substitute the cream/milk for extra inventory.
  • Vitamin information: The diet information offered beneath are estimates. We’ve used the USDA database to calculate approximate values.

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Vitamin Per Serving: Serving Dimension 1 cup of soup / Energy 268 / Complete Fats 11.5g / Saturated Fats 3.9g / Ldl cholesterol 33.9mg / Sodium 639.4mg / Carbohydrate 26.2g / Dietary Fiber 2.9g / Sugars 9g / Protein 15.2g

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