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Potato Soup w/Smoked Sausage

Author www.TexasHomesteader.com


  • 2 smoked sausages chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon bacon grease
  • 2 cloves of garlic pressed
  • 4 cups chicken broth to cover potatoes (can substitute with water)
  • 4 large potatoes (about 5-8 cups depending on how potatoey you want it)
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Splash of evaporated milk for extra creaminess optional
  • Shredded cheddar optional
  • Salt & pepper to taste



  1. Chop onions & sausages, saute in bacon grease until unions are translucent.

    Add minced garlic, chopped potatoes and broth, salt & pepper to taste. Put lid on soup pot & simmer until potatoes are very soft (about 20 minutes)

    Use end of spatula to chop soft potatoes into smaller chunks, stir in dried tarragon & thyme.

    Add a splash of evaporated milk to add creaminess and serve with a light sprinkling of sharp cheddar on top.