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Sausage Potato Leek Soup Recipe {No Blender}

This one pot sausage potato leek soup is a comforting hearty twist on a classic. Under an hour cook time makes it weeknight friendly.

Course Entrees
Cuisine American
Keyword potato soup german leek recipes, potato leek kielbasa soup recipe, creamy potato leek sausage soup, potato leek kale sausage soup, hearty potato leek soup recipe, pork and leek soup potato leek soup with meat creamy sausage
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 10 -12 servings
Calories 408kcal
Author Dani Meyer

Ingredients

  • 1 lb sausage or ground beef or venison
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil or butter
  • 1 1/2-2 onions diced
  • 1 medium head garlic minced
  • 7 medium russet potatoes peeled or scrubbed well and diced
  • 2 medium leeks cut in half and sliced thinly
  • 2 32- oz containers beef stock
  • 1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Liberal amounts of salt and pepper
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • Serve with: sour cream and crusty bread

Instructions

  • 1. Cook meat in a large stockpot over medium heat until cooked through. If meat is especially greasy pour into a colander to strain fat away. Set meat aside in the fridge.2. In the same pot add 1-2 tablespoons olive oil or butter and sweat down the onions and garlic. I usually do this while I am cleaning and dicing the potatoes.3. Add potatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add chopped leeks and beef stock and bring soup to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook until potatoes are cooked through about 30 minutes.4. Add meat and lemon juice, salt, pepper, cinnamon to taste, adjusting to your preference. Just before serving swirl in cream.5. Serve with sour cream and crusty bread, enjoy!

Notes

Reheats wonderfully for leftovers.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 846mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g