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Italian Inspired Creamy Sausage And Potato Soup

A spicy creamy sausage soup full of flavor from a medley of simmered vegetables and herbs.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup potatoes, cubed
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 cup chorizo sausage ( or hot italian sausage or any spicy sausage)
  • 1 cup milk (whole or 2%)
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup peas (frozen ok)
  • 1 to 2 carrots, diced
  • 1 rib of celery
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 to 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • salt/pepper to taste

Directions

  1. If raw, bake sausage in oven at 350°F for 20-25 minutes or until almost fully cooked. Save sausage drippings for soup.
  2. Dice all vegetables and sausage.
  3. Fry onion, garlic in oil until slightly browned
  4. Add potato and fry until a little starchy
  5. Add sausage and stir until slightly browned.
  6. Add diced carrots, celery, zucchini, peas, thyme and oregano. Add sausage drippings.
  7. Add chicken broth and let boil once.
  8. Add salt/pepper to taste.
  9. Let simmer for 1 hr if possible for best flavor.
  10. Serve with grilled cheese sandwich or crackers.

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