Spicy Minestrone With Sausage

Recipe by Sassy Cassie
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut sausage into pieces.
  • Chop onion.
  • Mince garlic.
  • Dice potato and bell pepper.
  • Cut zucchini in quarters lengthwise and then slice.
  • Heat oil in a dutch oven over medium heat.
  • Cook sausage until browned, about 10 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels, saving 1 tbs fat.
  • Cook onion, garlic, potato and bell pepper in fat and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add sausage, tomatoes with their liquid, herbs, spices, pepper flakes, salt & pepper to taste and stock.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until potato is tender, about 30 minutes.
  • Stir in kidney beans with their liquid, zucchini and pasta and simmer until pasta is tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Taste for seasoning and add salt & pepper if needed.
  • Pass cheese with the soup and let guests help themselves.
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