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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Sausage Potato Soup

Since winter has taken hold of our part of Texas, it's time to pull out some recipes that warm you up.  And if this one worked while I was growing up in North Dakota (where it's not uncommon to spend days below freezing), it'll definitely work wherever you are! 

I haven't tried it yet, but you might be able to skip dicing the potatoes if you use a bag of the frozen diced potatoes, like the ones by the hashbrowns or the ones you steam in the microwave to make mashed potatoes.


    1 14 oz package smoked turkey sausage, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
    2 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
    1 medium onion, diced
    5 cups water
    1 bag coleslaw mix
    3 cups milk (at least 1%)
    3 tablespoons flour
    1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
    Parsley to garnish, if desired


In a large soup pan, combine sausage, potatoes, onions with a little salt and pepper. Add five cups of water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cooked for 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Stir in cabbage and cook for ten more minutes. Add 2 1/2 cups of milk, mix the remaining milk with the flour, stir into soup. Cook until thick and bubbly, stirring often. Stir in cheese until melted.
Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 167.4
  • Total Fat: 6.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 35.5 mg
  • Sodium: 483.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 12.0 g


  1. Saw your delicious soup on Handy Man, Crafty Woman. Love to find other healthy bloggers.

  2. Looks perfect for a cold night and I think it's a great idea to just throw in the slaw mix!

  3. Sounds great! I have soup in the crockpot for tonight.

  4. Looks delicious, can't wait to give it a try!

  5. Cole slaw in got me curious... can't wait to try your recipe. Please share this on my foodie friday party today.

  6. Wow this sounds great! Such amazing flavors! Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday. Please link on back :)

  7. Wishing you and your family a very Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you soon!
    Miz Helen

  8. Seriously this soup would please my husband to no end, I already know. Thanks for the share.

    I'm visiting from the Weekend Blog Walk.

  9. This looks so comforting and delicious!
    Thank you for sharing this at Wednesday Extravaganza! Hope to see you there again this week :)

  10. Love, love, love soup. Thank you for a new soup recipe. Looks great.

    We may have met by chance...but we become friends by choice.