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Potato Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage

This warm comforting Potato Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage is perfect for lunch or dinner. Serve it with a warm fresh crusty Italian bread, or wonderful French baguette, both are guaranteed to be a  fantastic addition to your Homemade Potato & Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage.

One of my all-time favorite soups is those that are thick rich and delightfully creamy.  Now add Redskin Potatoes, bright Carrots, Italian Sweet Sausage, and wonderful dark green fresh Spinach –Can you say, “You have my full attention?”

This warm comforting Potato Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage is perfect for lunch or dinner. Serve it with a warm fresh crusty Italian bread, or wonderful French baguette, both are guaranteed to be a  fantastic addition to your Homemade Potato & Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage.This has been a win-win recipe in our household being my husband is Irish and I am from an Italian background, it’s the perfect compromise of all the things we both truly enjoy in our cultures.

You will find my recipe for Potato & Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage fairly simple to make. Most ingredients you may already have on hand in your refrigerator, the rest are conveniently found at your local favorite grocery market for a low-cost.

 

 

 

This warm comforting Potato Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage is perfect for lunch or dinner. Serve it with a warm fresh crusty Italian bread, or wonderful French baguette, both are guaranteed to be a  fantastic addition to your Homemade Potato & Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage.

 

 
 
 
Potato Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage
  • 2 pounds Sweet Italian Sausage
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 cups  of  low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups of  water
  • 8 large redskin potatoes, halved and sliced
  • 3 large carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups of  whole milk
  • 2 cups of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon of dry basil
  • 1 teaspoon of dry oregano
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • fresh cracked pepper, to taste
  • A pinch of nutmeg
  • 3 cups of  fresh spinach stem removed and chopped
Directions 
  1. In a large Dutch Oven, start browning Sweet Italian Sausage on medium heat, add 1 large diced onion, and  2 cloves of minced garlic.
  2. Once completely browned drain excess oils off by placing in a colander or strainer for a few moments.
  3. Return to Dutch Oven, adds 4 cups of low sodium chicken broth, two cups of water, bring to a simmer, add 8 large redskin potatoes that have been halved and sliced.
  4. Cook over medium heat about 7 minutes, then add sliced carrots. Continue cooking on low to medium heat for another 10 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to low, slowly add 2 cups of whole milk, (careful of heat, as you do not want the milk to curdle)stir and then slowly add 2 cups of heavy cream. (Still being cautious of heat) stir and add 1 tablespoon of dry basil, 1 teaspoon of dry oregano, Kosher salt, fresh cracked pepper, and a slight pinch of nutmeg. Stir to incorporate all spices.
  6. Cook on very low for about 7-10 minutes then add 3 cups of fresh spinach that has been cleaned, stems removed, and chopped. Remove from heat immediately.
  7. Stir and serve immediately, with a warm, buttered,  fresh crusty bread.
  8. Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

 

5 from 13 votes
This warm comforting Potato Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage is perfect for lunch or dinner. Serve it with a warm fresh crusty Italian bread, or wonderful French baguette, both are guaranteed to be a  fantastic addition to your Homemade Potato & Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage.
Potato Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
This warm comforting goodness is perfect for lunch or dinner. Serve it with a warm fresh crusty Italian bread, or wonderful French baguette…Both are guaranteed to be a fantastic addition to your Homemade Potato & Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Potato and Italian Sausage soup, Potato Soup, Potato Spinach Soup
Servings: 6 People
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 2 pounds Sweet Italian Sausage
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 2 Garlic cloves minced
  • 4 cups Low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups Water
  • 8 Redskin potatoes halved and sliced
  • 3 Carrots sliced
  • 2 cups Whole milk
  • 2 cups Heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon Dry basil
  • 1 teaspoon Dry oregano
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Fresh cracked pepper to taste
  • 1 pinch Nutmeg
  • 3 cups Fresh spinach stem removed and chopped
Instructions
  1. In a large Dutch Oven, start browning Sweet Italian Sausage on medium heat, add 1 large diced onion, and 2 cloves of minced garlic.
  2. Once completely browned drain excess oils off by placing in a colander or strainer for a few moments.
  3. Return to Dutch Oven, adds 4 cups of low sodium chicken broth, two cups of water, bring to a simmer, add 8 large redskin potatoes that have been halved and sliced.
  4. Cook over medium heat about 7 minutes, then add sliced carrots. Continue cooking on low to medium heat for another 10 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to low, slowly add 2 cups of whole milk, (careful of heat, as you do not want the milk to curdle)stir and then slowly add 2 cups of heavy cream. (Still being cautious of heat) stir and add 1 tablespoon of dry basil, 1 teaspoon of dry oregano, Kosher salt, fresh cracked pepper, and a slight pinch of nutmeg. Stir to incorporate all spices.
  6. Cook on very low for about 7-10 minutes then add 3 cups of fresh spinach that has been cleaned, stems removed, and chopped. Remove from heat immediately.
  7. Stir and serve immediately, with a warm, buttered, fresh crusty bread.
  8. Enjoy!

 

 

 

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This warm comforting Potato Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage is perfect for lunch or dinner. Serve it with a warm fresh crusty Italian bread, or wonderful French baguette, both are guaranteed to be a  fantastic addition to your Homemade Potato & Spinach Soup with Italian Sausage.

 

 

 

 

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24 Comments

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    Jess
    January 4, 2015 at 5:40 pm

    So is the recipe two cups of broth or four? In the instructions it says to add 16 oz (2 cups) of broth but never mentions anything about the other two cups? Just wanted to make sure!

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    Katerina
    December 29, 2014 at 1:04 pm

    This potato and spinach soup looks so hearty and creamy i just wish I had a bowl right in front of me!

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    keciasflavorbreakthrough
    December 21, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    This just looks incredible Heidy! The sausage in this soup really makes the meal! Delicious!

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    Nicole Neverman
    October 16, 2014 at 5:24 pm

    Thank you so much for attending week 6 of #PureBlogLove and linking your fantastic blog post. I’m really loving all these delicious soup recipes coming from over here lately. Keep them coming! I can’t wait to see what you have in store for our party next week Thursday 8 PM EST- Sundays at midnight . Have a great day!
    Nicole
    http://picnicnz.blogspot.co.nz/

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