Gretchen's Hot Italian Soup

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Hill Family

I would like a hot Italian to go with this soup!

Top Review by echo echo

Well, I made a few changes to suit my taste and it worked out quite well. I used fresh basil (2 tsps) and diced tomatoes instead of stewed, because that's what I had a lot of on hand. I substituted frozen for canned beans. I omitted the 1 1/2 cups water, because I wanted a thicker soup. And I only added the pssta about 12 minutes before the end of cooking. This made for a very satisfying meal. Oh, and the beef broth I used was low-sodium.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown Italian sausage and drain.
  2. Add garlic, onion and stir until limp.
  3. Stir in tomatoes and juice, break into pieces, add broth, and basil.
  4. Simmer uncovered for 30 minute then add the rest of the ingredients.
  5. Cover and cook 25 minutes longer.

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