Easy Potato Sausage Soup

Easy Potato Sausage Soup


"This is what I make on grocery shopping nights since it is easy to prepare and is very tasty. I generally double the recipe since my family loves it so much. Don't forget the garlic bread!"


servings 578 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 578 kcal
  • 29%
  • Fat:
  • 39.5 g
  • 61%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.2g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 18.4 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 63 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 1326 mg
  • 53%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Using a large saucepan, brown onion in butter.
  2. Add potatoes, carrots, green peppers, sausage, water, salt and pepper. Cook on low, for about 45 minutes or until the potatoes are creamy.
  3. Add milk and cook until heated through and then add instant potato flakes. If you want a creamy potato soup add a 1/2 cup potato flakes, or if you want your soup thick like stew add 1 cup of potato flakes.
  4. Let soup sit for approximately 5 minutes in order to thicken and then serve.
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  1. 119 Ratings


I took this recipe, which sounded wonderful, and added a few things and changed others.First off, I cooked a fair amount of onions and celery in butter, than added ground italian sausage and coo...

I found this recipe just in time - yesterday was our first really chilly day since summer, and this was perfect for dinner! I made this with a little more veggies (3 large fresh carrots, and 3 ...

A diffinate 5 star recipe. I did make a few changes by sauting celery with the onion. I did not have potato flakes so grated a raw potato and put it in with the cubed potatoes. I used Hillshi...

This was great--I'm always reluctant to try new recipes but this was really tasty and really easy. I only used a half onion, used about a cup of sliced fresh carrots instead of frozen, and didn'...

This soup turns out great, though I did make some changes based on my taste preferences. I used celery instead of onions, fresh carrots instead of frozen and broth instead of water. I also used ...

Really good soup! WE all loved it!! I didn't bother with the frozen carrots, just chopped 1 cup worth. Also, 1-2 minutes before I was to add the milk, I added apprx 10oz of Velveeta cheese and ...

This was very dissapointing. The potato flakes sounded like a great idea, but gave the soup an unpleasant texture. The flavor was bland and uninspiring. I will not be making this soup again.

My changes require this to be called "Not so quick Potato Chowder" but it is delicious!! I sauteed 3 stalks of celery along with 3 cloves of garlic with the onions and used fresh diced carrots....

good comfort food. i did add some garlic, and used fresh carrots. i did not have polish sausage so i just used plain, and browned it first. turned out really good, and kids ate it all.