14 Reviews

Yummy soup. I thought I would miss the addition of carrots and celery, but I didn't. I used spicy Italian sausage and gave it a good rinse after browning just to get a good bit of the fat removed. The soup turned out really flavorful. I think next time I'll double the zucchini and use half the amount of sausage. Thanks for sharing this simple, flexible and delicious recipe.

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Lucky in Bayview January 19, 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed this soup (for lunch) and DH will be surprised and delighted this evening at supper to find sausage in his soup. I didn't add any onions, then added some carrots, frozen spinach, and corn. I also added 2 tsp of Canadian Steak Seasoning (salt, pepper, onion, garlic, and much more). I am serving this tonight with some grilled flatbread. . .yummy! Thanks for a keeper.

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JanuaryBride February 26, 2009

Absolutely outstanding!!!! This soup definitely won praise at our house, and we will be cooking it quite often. I think next time we make it I'm going to try it with kidney beans and pasta added in, to kind of make a minestrone out of it. I just can't get over how good it tasted. In fact, I ate the leftovers for breakfast :)

I did make a few changes (which I know we all hate when people do)... Only had 1 lb. sweet italian sausage, used homemade beef broth, ran out of garlic so I used garlic powder instead, and left out the green peppers. I think the great thing is that because the soup is sooooo good, you really can play around with the ingredients a bit, and it will still be outstanding. Thank you for a wonderful addition to my recipe box!

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dripdripsplat December 21, 2010

I never ran across an Italian sausage soup I didn't like--this is no exception. I added the zucchini, garlic, onion, pepper and seasonings while frying the sausage to let them soften up just a bit. Then I added the beef broth/tomatoes and water (if necessary). I like vegetables with a little crunch, so a short simmer (10-15 min) was all that was needed, and salted to personal taste. This is an attractive and delicious soup--thanks!

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ladyfingers February 22, 2010

Fabulous! Everyone loved it. I made no changes, it was perfect as is. My husbsand suggested adding mushrooms and carrot chunks next time. I may try that.

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LizP August 31, 2009

Really good recipe. I doubled the onions and garlic, as I always do. I plan to make this again - as I'm sure everyone will love it. Only changes will be adding tomato paste, and quartering the zukes so I can remove the seeds.

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MechanicalJen August 25, 2009

My family loves this.

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TheFarlands May 26, 2009

Very very tasty. I added purple basel, cucumbers mushrooms. with fresh tomatoes. This is the second time Ive made this soup. Outstanding!!!!

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Single Garden Guy November 02, 2008

I think this is good, but really nothing special. I did add some fresh mushrooms and a couple of diced potatoes to increase the veges. I also garnished it with freshly grated Parmesan and fresh basil.

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Vicki in AZ October 28, 2008
Award Winning Zucchini Soup