Cajun Sausage Soup



  • 4 pounds sweet Italian sausage
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 6 ripe tomatoes, cored and cut into small pieces
  • 3 cans (32-ounces) tomato juice
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup corn starch
  • 2/3 cup water


  • Cut sausage into small pieces and brown in a small amount of vegetable oil; set aside.
  • Heat 1/4 cup of oil in soup pot and cook vegetables (onion, celery, carrots, potatoes and tomatoes) until tender.
  • Add tomato juice, Cajun seasoning, cayenne pepper, sausage and grease. Bring mixture to a boil. Mix water and corn starch together and thicken soup with mixture.
  • Remove soup from heat, add heavy cream and salt and pepper to taste.