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This is one of my favorite soups ever. I used celery in place of the zucchini and two cups of tomato juice in place of two cups of the broth, but otherwise, I think I followed all the instructions. The orzo was a nice addition.

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jane49423 January 03, 2010

very good soup. used bulk sausage and left out green peppers. for serving added parmesan and some shredded mozzarella. used ditalini noodles. thank you

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jellyko December 30, 2009

Fantastic! We tried this recipe about two months ago and have made it at least six times since. My wife loves it and it's a great alternative to chili for a winter belly-warmer. The only variation we have tried was adding some celery that we had leftover from Thanksgiving.

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nashville_roy December 19, 2009

Full of flavors. I recommend cooking the rice separately.

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shortie81 December 01, 2009

This is a scrumptious recipe, and it is very adaptable. I have been making a variation of this for years using ground beef. Italian sausage makes it twice as good. I added a chopped fresh mushroom, a small can of green beans and a pinch of rosemary, but that was just because I am forever fiddling with a recipe. It was great. I made it again with beef broth, and that is a winner, too. If you want to give this a Southern touch, make a big pan of cornbread to go with it. Nothing better this side of anywhere.

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EmptyO November 28, 2009

This was even good cold straight out of the refrigerator (it was hot outside!). As suggested, I cooked the orzo separately and added it to each bowl as I served the soup. This is a delicious, very satisfying soup and I plan to make it again in the near future. Thank you for posting!

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susan... October 07, 2009

We really enjoyed this soup. Made according to directions, but did use turkey sausage. Fantastic!

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HeatherN October 06, 2009

The word perfection came to my mind after tasting this soup. I used turkey sausage, which let me skip step three. I can't wait to taste this dish tomorrow because I can't imagine it could get any better than it already is. Thank you.

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Katanashrp August 14, 2009

Great soup! Saved this one in my zucchini cookbook, since I have lots growing outside. Used up some left over sausage, and of course the zuccini. Realized at last minute I didn't have any wine, but it was still yummy. Probably would have more depth with the wine, but next time...

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StacyW August 13, 2009
Italian Sausage Vegetable Soup