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.

 

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1 lb Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed.
2 cups onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups sliced mushrooms
4 cups chicken broth
15 oz can Italian seasoned diced tomatoes
15 oz can tomato sauce
1 cup mafalada pasta (bowtie or rotini noodles can also be used)
2 cups fresh spinach chopped
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
Garnish: 4 T fresh basil sliced

In a soup pot over medium heat, crumble sausage and cook until no longer pink; drain. Add onion, garlic and mushrooms; cook and stir until tender. Add broth, tomatoes with juice and tomato sauce. Bring to a boil; add pasta. Simmer until pasta is just barely tender, about 11 minutes; stir in spinach and cheeses. Remove from heat; allow to cool. Garnish individual servings with basil. Serves 6.

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Lasagna Cheese Soup

This recipe is from the founder of eMeals.com, Jane DeLaney.

 

Lasagna Cheese Soup
 
Author:
Ingredients
  • 1 lb ground chuck
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 (32 oz) box chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5 oz) cans petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 (15 oz) can tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups broken lasagna noodles (1 inch pieces)
  • 1 (5 oz) package shredded parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. In a large soup pot, combine ground chuck, onion and garlic; cook over med-high heat for 8-10 minutes or until beef is browned and crumbly. Drain well.
  2. Stir in broth, tomatoes, tomato sauce, brown sugar and seasonings. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Add noodles and simmer until noodles are tender. Stir in cheese.