Smoked Sausage and Vegetable Soup Recipe

Smoked Sausage and Vegetable Soup Recipe

How To Make Smoked Sausage and Vegetable Soup

A bowl of this meaty vegetable soup is a filling meal, loaded with a savory broth, tender kielbasa sausage, bell peppers, and crunchy zucchini!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 2tbspolive oil,divided
  • 12ozsmoked turkey kielbasa sausage,quartered through the length, sliced
  • cupsyellow onion,(1 medium), chopped
  • 1cupcarrots,(2 medium), diced
  • 1cupcelery,(2 stalks), diced
  • cupsyellow bell pepper,(1 medium), chopped
  • tbspgarlic,(4 cloves), minced
  • 6cupschicken broth,low-sodium
  • 14.5oztomatoes,(1 can), petite diced
  • cupspotatoes,russet or red potatoes, diced into ½-inch pieces
  • 1tbspdried Italian seasoning
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1cupsmall zucchini,diced
  • 2cupsspinach,chopped
  • 2tbspfresh parsley,minced
  • parmesan,finely shredded, for serving, optional


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.

  2. Add in sausage and let brown for about 2 minutes, then toss and let cook for 2 minutes longer. Transfer to a plate while leaving about 1 tablespoon of oil in the pan.

  3. Add the remaining olive oil, then add onions, carrots and celery. Sauté 3 minutes.

  4. Add bell pepper and garlic, then saute 2 minutes longer.

  5. Pour in broth, tomatoes, potatoes, Italian seasoning and season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir in the sausage.

  6. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  7. Stir in the zucchini and cook for 10 minutes longer, or until the vegetables are tender. 

  8. Stir in the spinach and parsley, then let warm through.

  9. Serve warm with parmesan cheese, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 302.35kcal
  • Fat: 12.49g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.63g
  • Trans Fat: 0.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.22g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.51g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.54g
  • Fiber: 4.41g
  • Sugar: 9.25g
  • Protein: 19.89g
  • Cholesterol: 49.72mg
  • Sodium: 1251.87mg
  • Calcium: 88.48mg
  • Potassium: 1073.80mg
  • Iron: 3.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 269.40µg
  • Vitamin C: 73.60mg
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