Slow Cooker Sausage and Potato Chowder #WeekdaySupper

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 15 minutes
Author Micha M


  • 1 14 ounce package smoked sausage sliced into rings
  • 4 cups diced Yukon Gold or red potatoes
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • To taste salt
  • To taste pepper
  • As needed for garnish:
  • sour cream
  • shredded cheese
  • snipped chives


  1. In a four to six quart slow cooker combine the sausage, potatoes, corn, onion, garlic and chicken broth. Cover and cook on low for about six hours or on high for about four or until the potatoes are tender,
  2. About an hour before serving, whisk together the water and cornstarch.
  3. Pour into the slow cooker and cook for about half an hour or until thickened slightly.
  4. Reduce heat to low if the cooker is on high. Warm the milk for about a minute in the microwave to take the bring it to room temperature.
  5. Pour the milk into the slow cooker and cook for about thirty minutes or until hot.
  6. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with shredded cheese, sour cream and chives if dersired.

Recipe Notes

Cook time is for low heat.