Simple Italian Sausage Soup Recipe
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Simple Italian Sausage Soup Recipe

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“This is definitely a meal on its own. It smells so good while cooking. The men are always glad to walk in the door after work and see this on the stove.” —Joan Oakland, Troy, Montana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:10 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 5 Italian sausage links (4 ounces each), sliced
  • 1 large onion, halved and sliced
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 small zucchini, quartered and sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon beef bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 ounces uncooked linguine, broken into 2-inch pieces
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 169 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 634 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 high-fat meat, 1 vegetable 1/2 starch


  1. In a Dutch oven, cook sausage and onion over medium heat until sausage is no longer pink; drain.
  2. Stir in the water, tomatoes, zucchini, green pepper, bouillon, basil, oregano and pepper. Bring to a boil. Stir in linguine. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until linguine is tender. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 10 servings (3 quarts).
Originally published as Italian Sausage Soup in Simple & Delicious December/January 2011, p76

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Reviewed Jan. 4, 2015

"this is fantastic! i do tweek it some and add more tomtoes than it calls for but it's a keeper!"

Reviewed Oct. 12, 2011

"This was a really great soup recipe and my husband even liked it, he hates everything!!"

Reviewed May. 2, 2011

"These flavors were great! I've made this recipe several times. I use hot turkey Italian sausage and cook it in the slow cooker. I add the linguine, (I've also used orzo or rice) right before serving. I find that soup flavors blend so nicely after slow cooking."

Reviewed Feb. 12, 2011

"nice blend of spices, great on a cold day with garlic texas toast"

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