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Slow Cooker Potato and Kielbasa Chowder

Slow Cooker Potato and Kielbasa Chowder is creamy, cheesy, and fabulously hearty. Best of all, the slow cooker does all the work for you.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword crock pot, sausage
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Servings 8
Calories 550kcal


  • 6 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 16 ounces kielbasa sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (14-ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 (14-ounce) can beef broth
  • 2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 1 whole bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded


  • Place all ingredients EXCEPT heavy cream and cheddar cheese in a 6-quart slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours or on HIGH for 5 to 6 hours.
  • Discard bay leaf and stir in heavy cream and cheddar cheese. Place lid back on for 5 minutes to melt the cheese.
    Stir and serve.


Calories: 550kcal