Italian Sausage Soup

Italian Sausage Soup
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • ½ lb chopped frozen spinach (1-10 oz box), thawed and drained (I used fresh)
  • 6 cups beef broth
  • ¼ tsp black pepper, ground
  • Cheese for garnish
Instructions
  1. Brown sausage in a soup pot and break the meat up with a fork as it cooks. Add in rice, beef broth, tomatoes and black pepper and bring to a simmer.
  2. Cook 12-15 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in chopped spinach and let simmer for a few minutes.
  3. Ladle soup into soup bowls and garnish with freshly grated cheese.

 

Slow Cooker Sausage Soup

 

Slow Cooker Sausage Soup
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 pound Italian sausage
  • 1 tbsp minced onion
  • 2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 (48 fluid ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 large carrot, sliced ( I used baby carrots instead)
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach
  • ½ cup uncooked pearl barley
  • 1 can diced tomotoes
Instructions
  1. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the sausage, onion, and garlic until the sausage is evenly brown. Season with Italian seasoning. Remove from heat, and drain.
  2. In a slow cooker, mix the sausage mixture, chicken broth, carrot, spinach, diced tomatoes and barley. Cover, and cook 4 hours on High or 6 to 8 hours on Low.