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Cheesy Sausage Potato Soup
Prep Time
12 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
37 mins
 

This cheesy, sausage, potato soup is absolutely delicious.

Course: Soup
Servings: 12 servings
Ingredients
  • 6 strips bacon, diced
  • 2 smoked sausages, sliced (Booze Dogs Bourbon)
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onions
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup matchstix carrots
  • 3 cups diced potatoes, (Yukon Gold)
  • 1/4 cup bourbon, optional
  • 1/2 cup white wine, optional
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon each celery seed, salt and pepper
  • 2 14 1/2 oz cans chicken broth
  • 2 14 1/2 oz cans water
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 16 oz package process cheese (Velveeta) cubed
  • 1 envelope McCormick Slow Cookers Loaded Potato Soup Recipe and Seasoning Mix
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced for garnish
  • sour cream, garnish
Directions
  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, cook bacon and sliced smoked sausages until bacon is crisp and sausages are browned. Remove bacon, set aside for garnish. Drain off all but 2 tablespoons of fat. 

  2. Add onions, green pepper, and carrots. Saute 5-8 minutes. Add diced potatoes, bourbon and white wine if using, parsley flakes, celery seed, salt and pepper. Simmer for 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile in a large Dutch Oven or soup pot combine chicken broth, water and milk. Stir in potato mixture and cubed process cheese. Bring to a boil, stir in envelope of seasoning mix,  reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and vegetables are tender.

  4. Garnish soup with crisp bacon, sliced green onions and sour cream.

Recipe Notes

Made with delicious Booze Dogs Bluetick Bourbon Smoked Sausage Bratwurst.  Booze Dogs