Italian Vegetable Soup

Italian Vegetable Soup

 

This easy Italian vegetable soup recipe consists of 14 ingredients, including Italian sausage, carrots, celery, and onion.

 

 

What you need:

  • 1 lb bulk Italian sausage
  • 1 T olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 c diced celery
  • 1 c diced onion
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced
  • 1 c sliced carrots
  • 2 small zucchini, sliced
  • 1 t basil
  • 14.5 oz can stewed tomatoes, chopped and undrained
  • 2 (10.75 oz) cans beef bouillon, or 3 bouillon cubes + 1.5 c hot water
  • 1 t salt
  • 1/4 t black pepper
  • 2 c finely shredded cabbage
  • 15 oz can Great Northern beans, undrained
  • 1-2 (8 oz)  cans tomato sauce per taste (optional)


What you do:

  • Brown sausage in oil in a deep saucepan or Dutch oven.  
  • Add onion, celery, garlic, carrots, and basil.  
  • Cook for 5 minutes.  
  • Add zucchini, tomatoes with liquid, bouillon, cabbage, salt, and pepper.  
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 1 hour.
  • Add beans with liquid.  
  • Cook for another 20 minutes.
  • May add tomato sauce (optional)

 

  • Recipe submitted by Joyce O. via Wisconsin.