When I was a kid, my favorite dinner was fresh baked bread and potato soup. It’s still my go to comfort food choice for when I’m feeling down or just needing a taste of home. When my mom was going into her last surgery, the family was gathered at the house and my sisters made potato soup for our shared meal. To me, the soup means home. I’ve adjusted Mom’s recipe, adding spicy sausage and red pepper to the mix to make it more of a meal to appease my husband.
I hope you enjoy.
Chop one onion and mince a clove or two of garlic. Brown this in a large heavy stockpot with a couple tablespoons of olive oil. Crumble a pound or so of a fresh sausage into the pan. I like the spicy Italian sausage my grocer makes for this. Sprinkle in a teaspoon of red pepper flakes.
Cook until the meat is done but not over cooked and dry. Then set the mixture aside in a colander, draining out the fat from the olive oil as well as the sausage. Continue reading “Potato Soup Recipe by Lynn Cahoon”