Sausage, Potato and Spinach Soup


A hearty, comforting soup that’s so easy and simple to make, loaded with tons of fiber and flavor! 329.5 calories.

Sausage, Potato and Spinach Soup - A hearty, comforting soup that's so easy and simple to make, loaded with tons of fiber and flavor! 329.5 calories.

A bowl of true comfort food on your dinner table in 30 min or less. That’s something I can live with all week.

Sausage, Potato and Spinach Soup - A hearty, comforting soup that's so easy and simple to make, loaded with tons of fiber and flavor! 329.5 calories.

And even though it’s a piping hot bowl of soup, I can have this all. year. long.

Sausage, Potato and Spinach Soup - A hearty, comforting soup that's so easy and simple to make, loaded with tons of fiber and flavor! 329.5 calories.

Although I definitely prefer having this during this time of year, especially in front of the fireplace. Not that I have one of those but a girl can dream.

Sausage, Potato and Spinach Soup - A hearty, comforting soup that's so easy and simple to make, loaded with tons of fiber and flavor! 329.5 calories.

Now this soup is packed with spicy Italian sausage, potatoes and hearty spinach – a complete meal in a single bowl.

Sausage, Potato and Spinach Soup - A hearty, comforting soup that's so easy and simple to make, loaded with tons of fiber and flavor! 329.5 calories.

The only downside of this recipe is that the leftovers were not enough. Next time I’ll just have to double the batch and load up on that side of crusty bread to go along with it!

Sausage, Potato and Spinach Soup

A hearty, comforting soup that’s so easy and simple to make, loaded with tons of fiber and flavor! 329.5 calories.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound spicy Italian sausage, casing removed
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 pound red potatoes, diced
  • 3 cups baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

Directions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add Italian sausage and cook until browned, about 3-5 minutes, making sure to crumble the sausage as it cooks; drain excess fat.
  2. Stir in garlic, onion, oregano, basil and red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring frequently, until onions have become translucent, about 2-3 minutes; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Stir in chicken broth and bay leaf, and bring to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in spinach until it begins to wilt, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in heavy cream until heated through, about 1 minute; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Serve immediately.

Adapted from The Candid Appetite.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 329.5 Calories from Fat 183.6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.4g 31%
Saturated Fat 8.0g 40%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 45.1mg 15%
Sodium 765.6mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 20.5g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
Sugars 2.7g
Protein 17.3g 35%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.