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Sausage Potato Soup

This hearty sausage potato soup is a delicious, healthy, and high protein meal that will satisfy on a cold chilly night... or anytime if you're a soup lover during any season.

Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Author Amy

Ingredients

  • 2 tbs oil or butter
  • 12-16 oz sausage I used breakfast sausage, but you could also use spicy sausage
  • 3 large carrots diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic diced
  • 5-7 red potatoes 3 large russet potatoes will also work
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbs Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste I add lots of salt because salty soup is my favorite.
  • 2 cans- drained and rinsed white beans great northern or cannelini work well
  • 1-2 cups frozen or fresh spinach

Instructions

Istant Pot Instructions

  1. Set Instant Pot to sauté. Add oil and sausage and brown sausage. Remove sausage and set on a clean plate. Add in carrots, celery, and onion and sauce for a few minutes. Add potatoes, broth, water, salt, pepper, and seasonings. Close lid, making sure the valve is set to sealed. Set to manual, high pressure for 10 minutes. Once the timer goes off quick release the valve open and set to sauté again. Add spinach and beans. Allow to come to a boil and enjoy.

Classic Instructions

  1. In a large pot over medium heat add oil and sausage. Cook until sausage is browned and place on a clean plate. Add in carrots, celery, and onion and sauté for a few minutes. Add potatoes, broth, water, salt, pepper, and seasonings, bring to a low boil. Boil for about 10-20 minutes until potatoes are soft. Add spinach and beans. Allow to come back to a boil and enjoy.