German Sausage Chowder

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This is a wonderful dish on a cold fall eveing or winter night.

German Sausage Chowder


  • 1 lb. (8 links) fully cooked bratwurst   or knackwurst* cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 med. (2 c.) potatoes, peeled and  chopped
  • 1 med. (1/2 c.) onion, chopped
  • 1 sm. (4 c.) cabbage, shredded
  • 3 c. milk
  • 3 tbsp. all purpose flour
  • 1 c. (4 oz.) Swiss cheese, shredded
  • Snipped parsley


In a Dutch oven, combine sausage, potatoes, onion, 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt and a dash of pepper.  Add 2 cups of water. Bring to boiling and reduce heat.  Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until potatoes are nearly tender.  Stir in cabbage.  Cook 10 minutes more or until vegetables are tender.  Stir in 2 1/2 cups of the milk.  Stir remaining milk into flour and stir into soup.  Cook (on low heat as this dish will scorch easily) and stir until thickened and bubbly.  Stir in cheese until melted.  Garnish with parsley.  Makes 6 servings.  *Polish sausage may also be used


Broccoli Soup



This is a wonderful soup for the cold days that are ahead of us. Please try this soup and let me know how you enjoyed it. This is one that I enjoy to cook so much.


Broccoli Soup

  • 1 bunch broccoli
  • 1 c. chopped celery
  • 1 c. chopped onion
  • 1/8 to 1/4 lb. Velveeta cheese
  • 3 c. milk (2% or 1%)


  • 3/4 c. flour
  • 2 c. milk


Cook broccoli until tender.  Drain off water.  Add 3 cups milk.  Add cheese.  Mix 3/4 cup flour into 2 cups milk for sauce (may use more flour).  Add to vegetables with salt and pepper to taste.  Cook 15 to 20 minutes.  Stir frequently.