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Sweet Potato, Sausage & Apple Schnitz Stew | A hearty & unique soup with all the flavors of Fall | Never heard of Apple Schnitz - Keep reading | craftycookingmama.com

Sausage, Sweet Potato & Apple Schnitz Stew

Sweet Potato, Sausage & Apple Schnitz Stew. A hearty & unique soup with all the flavors of Fall.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Soups &amp, Stews
Cuisine American
Servings 6 - 8 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 lbs. fresh sausage sliced into bite sized pieces
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • dash of pepper
  • 2 cups Apple Schnitz
  • 2 lbs. sweet potatoes or yams cubed (approx 4 medium)
  • handful fresh spinach torn into small pieces (optional)
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • In a large dutch oven or sauce pan, brown sausage in oil.
  • Drain any fat if necessary.
  • Add chicken broth, maple syrup, salt, cinnamon and pepper. Bring to a low boil.
  • Stir in apple schnitz and sweet potatoes. Reduce heat to low and cook covered until apple schnitz has broken down and sweet potatoes are tender, about 15 - 20 minutes.
  • Stir in spinach and cook until tender, about a minute or two.
  • Salt & pepper to taste.
  • Serve and enjoy. Leftovers are fabulous with this one!