Olive Garden Italian Sausage Soup

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

I am always looking for great soup recipes to prepare in the winter months. This one is from the Olive Garden site, and I want to preserve it to make later.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook ground sausage meat in a soup pot and break the meat up with a fork as it cooks.
  2. Add in rice, beef broth, tomatoes and black pepper and bring to a simmer.
  3. Cook 12-15 minutes or until rice is tender.
  4. Stir in the chopped spinach and let simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Ladle soup into soup bowls and garnish with freshly grated Peccorino Romano cheese.


Most Helpful

We ate this the first day as listed,except for broth,I used beef consomme for a richer flavor..,it was good,but,the next day I added 3/4 cup diced roasted red peppers and 12oz can V-8 juice ,Much better.... everyone asked for this recipe after I modified it to our tastes..Thank you for the recipe though..

Potluck January 19, 2009

What a quick and easy soup - perfect for a weekday dinner. I was surprised at the lack of seasonings but the spices in the sausage seasoned the soup well. Our pot turned out a bit salty because possibly due to the brands of sausage, cheese, canned broth and tomatoes. We'll make this again but use low-salt broth and tomatoes. Thanks Lainey6605 (and Wendy Jarvis - this was a duplicate recipe ;)

Acerast November 14, 2007

I made this for my mother and I and we both thought it was very good. Very flavorful! Thanks for sharing.

Kristiina October 24, 2007

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