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Cheesy Sausage Potato Soup is just what you need this winter. Soft potatoes, flavorful smoked sausage in a cheesy broth makes an easy weeknight meal.
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Cheesy Sausage Potato Soup

Cheesy Sausage Potato Soup is just what you need this winter. Soft potatoes, flavorful smoked sausage in a cheesy broth makes an easy weeknight meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, finely diced
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 smoked sausage link, diced into rounds then quartered
  • 1 1/2 lbs. potatoes, diced into bite-sized chunks
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 8 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • Green onions, for garnish

Instructions

  • Heat a large stock pot over medium-low heat. Add olive oil, onions, sausage and potatoes. Saute until onion is translucent and soft, about 5 minutes. Season with 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt.
  • Add stock to the mixture and bring to a simmer. Cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes until potatoes are soft.
  • Meanwhile, heat a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add butter and melt. Whisk in flour and cook for 2 minutes. Whisk in half the milk and stir until slightly thickened. Add additional milk and cook until slightly thickened. 
  • After potatoes have softened, remove the pot from heat. Slowly whisk in the cheese sauce. Divide into bowls and top with chopped green onion.