Hearty Italian Ratatouille Soup

Recipe by Sarah_Star
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat olive oil in large pot, and saute onion.
  • Remove casings from Italian sausage and cut up into 1 inch pieces, add to pan.
  • Cook sausage until brown about 10 minutes, remove from pan and drain half the fat.
  • Add the zucchini, squash, eggplant, red pepper, mushrooms and salt and pepper. Cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the chicken broth, stewed tomatoes, and sausage to the pot, and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium/low - low to a simmer for 20-25 minutes until vegetables are tender and sausage is cooked through.
  • Stir in fresh basil in last 5 minutes.
  • You can reduce the fat and calories by using a turkey based sausage, or make this a vegetarian dish by using a soy/tofu sausage or even garbanzo beans.
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