Kielbasa soup with potatoes

Kielbasa soup with potatoes is a hearty and flavorful dish that combines the smokiness of kielbasa with the comforting texture of potatoes. Here’s a simple recipe for you to try:


  • 1 lb kielbasa sausage, sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 large potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 cups kale or spinach, chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream (optional)
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Sauté Kielbasa:
  • In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add sliced kielbasa and cook until browned on both sides. Remove the kielbasa from the pot and set it aside.
  1. Sauté Onion and Garlic:
  • In the same pot, add chopped onion and cook until softened. Add minced garlic and sauté for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  1. Add Potatoes and Broth:
  • Add diced potatoes to the pot and pour in the chicken or vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to simmer.
  1. Season:
  • Season the soup with dried thyme, bay leaf, salt, and black pepper. Stir well to combine.
  1. Simmer:
  • Simmer the soup for about 15-20 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
  1. Add Kielbasa and Greens:
  • Return the cooked kielbasa to the pot. Add chopped kale or spinach to the soup. Stir and cook until the greens are wilted.
  1. Optional Cream:
  • If you want a creamier soup, you can add heavy cream at this point. Stir well and let it simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  1. Adjust Seasoning:
  • Taste the soup and adjust the seasoning if needed. Remove the bay leaf.
  1. Serve:
  • Ladle the kielbasa and potato soup into bowls. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.
  1. Enjoy:
    • Serve the soup hot and enjoy this comforting and flavorful kielbasa soup with potatoes.

This soup is not only delicious but also easy to make, making it a perfect choice for a comforting meal, especially during colder weather.

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