Soup: ​Hearty Sausage Soup

Servings: 8 portions

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 35 minutes


This is a filling and nourishing soup that will warm you up waiting for the Spring thaw.

  • 4 sausages, any flavour
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 5 cups water
  • 4 cups frozen vegetables with carrots like California mix
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ½ teaspoon dried herbs like thyme or Italian seasoning
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 can kidney beans (around 540 mL) drained and well-rinsed
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions for Preparation

Easy directions

  1. In a large pot, add the sausage and onion. Cook the sausage until golden on both sides. Remove and set aside. 
  2. To the pot, add the water, vegetables, and seasonings. Bring to a boil and cover with the lid. Let cook for 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the potatoes and slice the sausage into rounds. 
  4. After 15 minutes, place the potatoes, beans, and sausage into the pot. Cover with the lid and cook until the potatoes are soft. 
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
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