Quick Spicy Sausage Corn Chowder


A spicy, hearty, and easy-to-make soup with tender chunks of sausage, potatoes, and corn. Can be made without cayenne to cater to the kids.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 servings


  • 1 pound bulk breakfast sausage

  • 1 cup chopped onion

  • ¾ cup chopped celery

  • 3 cups 1/2-inch diced red potatoes

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 (14 ounce) can whole kernel corn

  • 1 (14 ounce) can cream-style corn

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste


  1. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook and stir sausage, onion, and celery in the hot Dutch oven until sausage is browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes; drain and discard grease.

  2. Mix potatoes, chicken broth, salt, and pepper into sausage mixture; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are soft, about 10 minutes. Add whole kernel corn, cream-style corn, evaporated milk, paprika, and cayenne pepper; simmer until heated through, 5 to 10 more minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

445 Calories
22g Fat
46g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 445
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 62mg 21%
Sodium 1146mg 50%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 15mg 74%
Calcium 207mg 16%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 983mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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