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Sausage, Potato, and Greens Soup

This is a hearty soup packed with nutrients and ideal for making in large batches. Yay for lunch leftovers!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Servings: 8



  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1 lb ground pork sausage
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 cups potatoes chopped into 1" bite-sized pieces
  • 2 cups greens (kale, spinach, chard, or whatever is on hand)
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in soup pot. Add onions, 1 tsp salt and sauté until translucent 7-10 min. Add sausage and cook until no pink remains.
  • Add stock, water, and potatoes. Bring to a simmer and cook until potatoes are nearly done.
  • Toss in greens and cook 1-2 min until wilted. Turn off heat and add cream.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve and enjoy!


Regarding the ground sausage, I usually use breakfast sausage, but you can use an Italian sausage for spicy twist.