Sausage Pizza Soup
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
- 1/2 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
- 1 medium zucchini, sliced
- 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) no-salt-added diced tomatoes
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Minced fresh basil and crushed red pepper flakes, optional
- In a large saucepan, cook the sausage, zucchini, mushrooms and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomatoes, water, broth, dried basil and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with fresh basil and pepper flakes if desired.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 128 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 528mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 12g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 medium-fat meat.
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Aug 15, 2017
I made this last night for supper. I used Johnsonville mild Italian sausage because I had it on hand; it worked well but was probably a little greasier than chicken sausage might have been. My husband thought it was great. I thought it was a bit bland but that may have been because I left out the red pepper flakes. Next time I will definitely add red pepper flakes and maybe some minced garlic. I sprinkled a little shredded Parmesan cheese on the top as garnish and because what's pizza without a little cheese? ;) I did save this recipe in my recipe box so that it stays "in rotation." Very easy to make this soup!
Jan 20, 2014
very taste, l used pork sausage, had it on hand.
Oct 30, 2012
very good. Even my daughter who is usually a vegetarian couldn't resist a bowl and has since kept saying how good this was. Maybe i can try to make it with vegan sausage & vegetable broth for her.
May 23, 2010
I used italian chicken sausage and added oregano and garlic. Delicious!
Apr 29, 2010
I made this for dinner tonight for my husband and I, with a few changes. I added a little bit of whole wheat rontini since I was making it to be a meal. I also added 2 teaspoons of oregano and about a teaspoon of garlic powder with the basil. I served it with Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top. Very yummy this way! I loved that it made the perfect amount for the two of us with dinner rolls and a salad. It also went together very quickly :)
Feb 20, 2010
I did alter this recipe - I added elbow macaroni and I doubled the amount of turkey sausage. I also left out the water and just used the chicken broth. With those modifications I give this four stars!
Feb 2, 2010
I made this for my husband who is following the weight watcher points diet.....he loved it......he even had a second bowl!!
Jan 29, 2010
I only had diced tomatoe w/garlic on hand so used that. Added more basil & hot pepper for flavor, used Italian chicken sausage. Very good!
Jan 25, 2010
Could you please post recipe for those of us who are not subscribers ? Thanks so much...it really does sound good.
Jan 25, 2010
I made this soup for the first time yesterday and my husband & I both really liked it. It had a lot of flavor and was very hearty. I would definitely make this soup again.