Smoked Sausage and Potato Soup
4 tablespoons butter
1 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup chopped celery
1 pound smoked sausage
1/3 cup flour
4 green onions ~ diced
1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 32-ounce container chicken broth
5 cups potatoes ~ diced (I didn't peel mine)
2 cups heavy cream
Add the onion, celery, and diced sausage and sauté until the vegetables are tender and sausage is lightly browned.
Stir in the flour until smooth and well-blended.
Stir in green onions, parsley, basil, salt and pepper.
Continue cooking, stirring, for 1 minute.
Pour in the chicken broth. Add the diced potatoes, cover, and simmer for 25 minutes, or until potatoes are tender. Stir occasionally.
Stir in the heavy cream and continue cooking until heated through.