Sausage, Potato and Swiss Chard Soup Sausage, Potato and Swiss Chard Soup

Sausage, Potato and Swiss Chard Soup Image by: Sausage, Potato and Swiss Chard Soup Author: Canadian Living

If you like it hot, use hot Italian sausage. Spinach can substitute for the Swiss chard but heat just until wilted.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2006


  • 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 cups cubed peeled potatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian herb seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup sodium-reduced chicken stock
  • 2 cups packed coarsely chopped Swiss chard leaves
  • 1/2 cup shaved Parmesan cheese


Cut sausage into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces. In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown sausage. Transfer to bowl. Drain fat from pan.

Add onion, garlic, potatoes, Italian herb seasoning, pepper and hot pepper flakes to pan; fry over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 5 minutes.

Add water and stock; bring to boil. Return sausage to pan; reduce heat, cover and simmer until potatoes are almost tender, about 7 minutes.

Add Swiss chard; simmer, covered, until tender, about 5 minutes. Top with Parmesan cheese.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 508 mg
  • Protein 12 g
  • Calories 203.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 29 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 13 g


  • Iron 8.0
  • Folate 4.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 10.0
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Sausage, Potato and Swiss Chard Soup