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Easy Chorizo and Potato Soup

This Easy Chorizo and Potato Soup is quite possibly be the easiest, most flavorful soup that takes under 30 minute to prepare and only requires six ingredients. 

Course Soup
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword chorizo soup, spicy soup, easy chorizo and potato soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 323 kcal
Author Nicole

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 9 oz Mexican chorizo
  • 3 cups diced potato (any kind is fine)
  • 28 oz low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn
  • 1-2 cups chopped, massaged kale (optional)
  • 1 cup cojita cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. Heat a large dutch oven or stock pot to a medium-high heat. Add chorizo and onion. Cook until chorizo is browned and cooked through, about 10 minutes. Add potatoes, toss with a wooden spoon and cook until slightly softened, about 3-4 minutes. 

  2. Add chicken stock and salt. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer. Simmer until potatoes are cooked through, about 10-12 minutes. (If using kale, add after the soup has simmered for 8 minutes.)  Add corn, simmer another minute. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with chopped parsley and cojita cheese. 

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chorizo and Potato Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 323 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 1039mg45%
Potassium 768mg22%
Carbohydrates 28g9%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 1373IU27%
Vitamin C 30mg36%
Calcium 181mg18%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.