Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

It is easy to make and good

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 2-quart hot saucepan, crumble and brown sausage.
  2. Remove meat from pan, pour off drippings.
  3. Sauté onions in the saucepan.
  4. Return meat to saucepan and add crushed tomatoes and broth.
  5. Bring to a boil; add sweet basil and simmer for one hour.
  6. Add 1 to 2 cups water as needed.


Most Helpful

I'm in the process of making this and I think it's going to taste good, but I have a couple of comments on the recipe. Cooked orzo is listed in the ingredients, but not mentioned in the instructions. Also, 3/4 pounds orzo seems like a lot. I cooked 3/4 c. to include, which seems about right. Also, I used a 2 quart pan and really needed a much bigger pan to have room for all the ingredients -- so I transferred everything to a larger pot part way through making this.

Sheila S. May 16, 2010

this is a ONE WAY TRAIN TO YUMMIVILLE!!! The person who "thunk" this up should be converted to a SAINT OF THE SOUP LADLE !!! As it simmers you are teased with the aromatic sausage and sweet basil. I made some modifications by adding three cloves of "gahlic" and a small bundle of sage. It's like tiny people are tap dancing on my tongue :) This recipe makes me HAPPY!!!!!!!!!

CHEEKIEMUNKI October 09, 2007

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