Chorizo Sausage Soup Recipes: How To Unlock Spicy Flavors

By La Cuisinière | Soups

Nov 05

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Chorizo Sausage Soup Recipes – Chorizo sausage can be a little on the spicy side as a pork sausage but it is perfect in soups, omelets and a variety of other regional dishes.

When it comes to soups, it does not matter if you select the Spanish (chorizo), Portuguese (chouriço), Italian or Argentinian varieties of pork sausage which are available fresh, cured or smoked.   Have you tried our own Chorizo Kale Soup?

What is chorizo? Check out the amazing varieties of this spicy sausage!

A Vegetable & Sausage Soup!



The red color come from the smoked red peppers and the spices used in the preparation of the sausage.

There is also Mexican chorizo sausage which gets its spicy taste from chili peppers!

Make your own sausage? Read more about chorizo sausage seasonings

chorizo sausage kale soup - One of our favorite chorizo sausage soup recipes with vegetables is perfect for a chilly weekend meal. Add a cheese tray, fresh rolls and a glass of wine!

Below is my sister’s recipe but I also collected a few more Chorizo sausage soup recipes.

Break out the cups, mugs or bowls and your favorite soup ladle.  Soup’s on!

Today is the first really chilly day we’ve had so far this Fall. It’s starting to feel like soup weather everywhere. I’m considering a vegetable soup with the leftover ham bone but my sister sent an email with this recipe for her simple version of Chorizo sausage soup.

To tell the truth, there are as many version of this combination vegetable and sausage soup as you can imagine. Everyone from Rachel Ray to Jamie Oliver have a version of this soup.

Just replace regular sausage with chorizo in any soup where sausage is an ingredient. You will immediately add a spicy kick to the recipe!

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Our Chorizo Sausage Soup Recipe

  • Author: La Petite Soeur
  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean


One of our favorite Chorizo sausage soup recipes with vegetables is perfect for a chilly weekend meal. Add a cheese tray, fresh rolls and a glass of wine!



  • 1 large onion (diced into small pieces)
  • 2 celery stalks (diced into small pieces)
  • 1 cup carrots (cleaned, peeled, cut into small pieces)
  • 1 8 oz. can tomatoes, diced
  • 1 pack chicken bouillon cube – low sodium
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp basil (OR 1 Tablespoon of Italian herbs)
  • 3 or 4 cloves fresh garlic (crushed)
  • salt, freshly ground pepper (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, robust flavor
  • 4 to 6 cups water (or equilavent reduced sodium chicken stock)
  • 1/2 lb. Spanish Chorizo sausage (kielbasa or Andouille works well too)
  • 1 zucchini, green or yellow (or one of each) (small pieces but not too small)
  • 1/2 cup small pasta (Elbows or Ditalini)


  1. Brown onion, celery and carrots in olive oil/butter mix on medium heat.
    Once onions begin to soften, add spices & stir gently till well covered by oil/butter and aromas develop.
    Add can of tomatoes with liquid, crushed garlic and low sodium chicken stock. Season to taste.
    Mix well & allow to simmer for five minutes.
    Add water, mix well. Allow to simmer for a bit.
    Add diced zucchini & pasta. Simmer on low till pasta is tender & zucchini cooked.

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Serve with fresh bread, a cheese tray and a glass of wine.

Collected Chorizo Sausage Soup Recipes

Let’s start the soup collection with a recipe that looks as if it were prepared in my crockpot!

Slow Cooker Sausage, Spinach and White Bean Soup
Slow Cooker Sausage, Spinach and White Bean Soup

This recipe does not specifically call for chorizo.  It calls for French Andouille sausage but no worries here.  Andouille is Chorizo’s French cousin!  I’ve found a similar soup prepared with kale but spinach may be a little milder and more to everyone’s taste.  Short on prep time with easily available ingredients – Can’t wait to make this is my crockpot!

Every recipe on this site is damn delicious!

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Cheddar Soup with Chorizo


Another slow cooker recipe and for Fall, an hommage to pumpkins and soup.

What a delicious combination of ingredients is a hearty soup! It even has sharp cheddar cheese.

The creamy recipe with a Southwestern flavor calls for chorizo or any spicy sausage so don’t hesitate to try this recipe

Carolyn Dreams About Food 🙂 Me too.

Pasta Fagioli Recipe

This may be an Italian classic but who says you have to use pepperoni?  Use chorizo!

Now I am torn between Minestrone or Pasta Fagioli – which soup will be simmering in the crock pot as the family gathers for Thanksgiving this year from all points on the map?

Sherri, I am inspired. This incredibly tasty version is going on the menu this November!

Chorizo, Rice & Bean Soup

Need another choice for a heart warming soup? This soup is made with rice. Lots of tomatoes and of course some spicy sausage.

This recipe is from DietHood but we’re not talking about diets here. Just yummy food!

Tortellini Tomato Soup with Italian Sausage & Spinach

Now if any soup comes close to a meal in a pot, this is it. We can use Chorizo or Andouille or spicy Italian sausage to achieve close to the same taste results.

Unless you tell the dinner guest you did NOT use Italian sausage, who’s to know except the cook?

Kristin cooks up some wonderful food at Yellow Bliss Road

Easy White Bean, Kale & Sausage Soup

I could not resist adding just one more recipe to this round up! This variation uses white beans.

The sausage can be chorizo, the kale can be spinach. Grab what you have in your pantry or prepare the recipe as written.

Either way, I bet it will taste incredibly good with a thick slice of country style bread.

This recipe is from Samantha’s collection of quick and easy recipes.

Now I need to select one of thesea  Chorizi sausage soup recipes, print out a shopping list and start cooking!

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