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Potato Cheese Soup With Sausage

Sausage And Cheese Potato Soup

Course Main Course, Soup
A warm, comforting and delicious cheesy potato soup with sausage.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 4 medium red potatoes peeled and cubed into small pieces
  • 1 cup celery chopped optional - can replace with an extra potato
  • 1 cup carrots sliced
  • 1/2 cup onions diced
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 3 Johnsonville Fresh Italian Mild Sausage Links cooked and cut into bite size slices
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups whole milk 2% milk or half and half can also be used
  • 1 lb shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • In a large dutch oven combine chicken broth, potatoes, celery, carrots, onions, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and allow to simmer until veggies are tender. This should take about 15-20 minutes depending on the size of the vegetables. Smaller pieces will cook more quickly.
  • One veggies are simmering, place Johnsonville Sausage in Sizzling Sausage Grill to cook.
  • When veggies are simmering and sausage In a separate large saucepan on medium heat, melt butter and whisk in flour until combined and creamy. Slowly add milk, about one cup at a time, whisking well after each addition. Whisk or stir almost continuously. Add in cheese and stir until melted and combined with milk mixture. Remove from heat.
  • When vegetables are tender, add cheese mixture directly to the dutch oven containing the veggies and broth. Stir well to combine. When sausage is done cooking, remove from Sizzling Sausage Grill and slice into bite size pieces. Add to soup and stir to combine. Serve immediately. If desired garnish with additional cheese and/or green onions.