German Sausage Soup

Marsha Gardner Recipe

By Marsha Gardner mrdick1950

My granddaughter Vivian is addicted to this soup. The original soup calls for "Bratwurst" or "Knackwurst" but I usually use Polish Kielbasa instead.


Recipe Rating:
 3 Ratings
Serves:
6
Cooking Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 lb
fully cooked bratwurst, knackwurst or kielbasa, sliced into into 1/2 inch slices
3-4 large
potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 medium
onion, chopped
1 small
head cabbage, shredded
3-4 medium
carrots, sliced
3-4
celery stalks, sliced
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
3 c
milk
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 c
swiss cheee, shredded
fresh snipped parsley

Directions

1
In a Dutch oven, combine sausage, potatoes, onion, carrots, celery, salt and pepper. Add 2-3 cups water (I sometimes use chicken broth). Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until potatoes are nearly tender.
2
Stir in cabbage and cook for 10 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender. Stir in 2 1/2 cups milk.
3
Stir flour and remaining milk together and then add to soup. Cook on low until thick and bubbly. Stir in cheese until melted. Garnish with fresh parsley.