Total Time
4hrs 55mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 4 hrs 30 mins

This is a robust, easy to make Soup. One of my Favorite's.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Brown Susage, Onion, & Garlic, drain.
  2. 2. In slow cooker add: Everything except orzo and Parmesan.
  3. 3. Cook on Low for 8 hrs or on High for 4 hours.
  4. 4. Set pot to high and add Orzo for 20 minute.
  5. 5. Serve with Parmesan Cheese in top.
Most Helpful

I am so full because I could not stop eating this! I omitted half the liquid (stock mainly) and added 1.5 times as much orzo, and it came out like an Italian Jambalaya! My family loved this. I needed to do something with frozen sausage and this was the perfect recipe. Thanks!

starlight17_12979236 April 17, 2011

The soup/broth was awesome tasty, but because the sausage had been in the slow cooker that long, it came out a tasteless bit of sausage a tasty broth, at least. I think this recipe works better on a stove than on a slow cooker.

Danni I. November 26, 2014

Wow! This is hands-down one of the best crock pot recipes I've ever made! Delicious, hearty, easy. So glad to have found it, thank you for sharing!

jaburns0 November 11, 2014

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