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Spicy Smoked Sausage Soup
5 from 5 votes

Spicy Smoked Sausage Soup



  • 3-4 FARMER JOHN Red Hots Extra Hot! Smoked Sausage links
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ½ cup chopped carrots
  • ¾ - 1 cup chopped zucchini
  • ½ tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon Mexican oregano
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 can diced fire roasted tomatoes
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1-2 chicken stock cubes
  • 1 tablespoon TABASCO® brand Green Chili Pepper, or use more according to your liking
  • ½ cup corn
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bag of MISSION Tortilla Chips
  • chips to serve
  • avocado to serve
  • cilantro to serve


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot. Add the chopped onion and red bell pepper, cook and stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes or until the onions are soft and translucent.
  • Add jalapeño and garlic. Cook for about 1 minute.
  • Add carrots, chopped zucchini and the FARMER JOHN Red Hots Extra Hot! Smoked Sausage and stir for about 1 minute.
  • Add chili powder, cumin, Mexican oregano, smoked paprika, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Cook and keep stirring for about 1 or 2 minutes, or until fragrant.
  • Stir in the fire roasted tomatoes, low sodium chicken broth, chicken stock cubes. Bring to a boil, reduce to heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  • Add TABASCO® brand Green Chili Pepper and corn. Keep stirring and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes. Taste and season with an (optional) Tabasco, salt and pepper according to your liking,
  • Transfer to a bowl, garnish with fresh cilantro, lime wedge, and serve with MISSION Tortilla Chips.
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