Easy Sausage Potato Soup Recipe

Easy Sausage Potato Soup

This easy sausage potato soup recipe is a lighter version of traditional potato soup and pure comfort food!
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dinner, pork, potato, soup
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
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Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 443kcal
Author: Amy Locurto


  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 8-10 Yukon Gold potatoes, washed and cut into small cubes. Peeling is optional. (about 3 lbs)
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 1 lb pork sausage
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • chives for garnish optional
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  • In a large pot, bring the chicken stock to a boil.
  • Add potatoes and onions to stock and simmer, uncovered. Stir occasionally, until potatoes and onions are tender, about 20-25 minutes.
  • In a separate pan, brown the sausage. When cooked add to the potato soup.
  • Add the cream and butter, stirring until butter is melted.
  • Stir in the vanilla and balsamic vinegar before serving.
  • Add black pepper to taste and garnish with chives.


To dilute heavy cream to make light cream, combine 1 part milk with 2 parts cream.


Calories: 443kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 692mg | Potassium: 1061mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 372IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 7mg
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