Italian Sausage Soup

Warm and hearty! This rich Italian soup combines sausage, broccoli, tomatoes and, best of all, pasta.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb turkey Italian sausage links, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
cups broccoli flowerets
1
cup uncooked mostaccioli pasta (3 oz)
2 1/2
cups water
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
can (28 oz) whole peeled tomatoes with basil (Italian style), undrained
1
can (18.5 oz) Progresso™ Vegetable Classics French onion soup

  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, cook sausage over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink; drain.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients, breaking up tomatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low.
  • 3 Cover and cook about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mostaccioli is tender.

Expert Tips

You can skip step 1 and give this soup a new flavor twist by substituting 1 pound fully cooked smoked bratwurst for the sausage, heating it with the remaining ingredients.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
1260mg
1260%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.