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lovestoeat 04-06-2008 05:09 PM

Creamy Sausage and Potato Soup
 
Creamy Sausage and Potato Soup
source: www.fusionrecipe.com

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


Ingredients:


1 cup potatoes
1 medium onion
3 cloves garlic
1 cup chorizo sausage ( or hot italian sausage or any spicy sausage)
1 cup milk (whole or 2%)
salt/pepper
3 cups chicken broth
1 cup peas (frozen ok)
1-2 carrots
2 ribs celery
1 zucchini
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp oregano
2-3 tbsp vegetable oil

Directions:
  1. If raw, bake sausage in oven at 350F 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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karenlyn 04-08-2008 03:57 AM

This sounds really good. Have you tried it? Did you use a hard chorizo sausage, or soft chorizo?

lovestoeat 04-10-2008 04:56 PM

i actually used hot italian sausages, since that was what i had in my fridge. you could use chorizo - i assume when you say "soft kind" you meant raw, and not smoked? i like the raw kind, i dont particularly like the smoked flavor and i think that the raw kind has more natural flavors to add to the soup. but you could use either one, depending on your taste and preference.


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