Italian Sausage Soup {Giveaway}

Italian Sausage SoupI don’t think I’ll ever get tired of a good soup during the winter. Well, I’m kid of a sucker for soup all year round, but winter soup is especially comforting

Since Liam is starting to enjoy more finger foods and I’m making his puréed foods, we have an abundance of fresh produce laying around. This soup comes in handy when you need to get rid of those last few things in your pantry and fridge before the next grocery run!

Italian Sausage Soup-3Having a few jars of different tomatoes on hand in the pantry always makes for a great way to be creative on those weeknights when you don’t have a clue what to make for dinner. Beautiful things can come out of a can of tomatoes…this soup being a perfect example. Here are just a sample of more great weeknight soups:

Soups coming out of my ears! 🙂 Also, if you go ahead and make a double batch, you can always freeze the half for a rainy day!

Oh, and if you’d like a quick dessert idea…I’ve made a microwave chocolate mug cake over at Blissfully Domestic!

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Italian Sausage Soup

inspired by Gimme Some Oven

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 12 ounce package italian sausage (I used al fresco fully cooked sausage)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 (28 ounce) entire can TuttoRosso Peeled Plum Shaped Tomatoes
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes or chicken broth concentrate packets
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup macaroni noodles
  • 1/2 cup fresh spinach

How-To

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, sauté the onion and sausage in the olive oil until light brown (sausage) and translucent (onions).
  2. Meanwhile, quarter the plum tomatoes. Set aside the tomatoes and the juice from the can. Set aside.
  3. Add in the garlic, letting sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Add in the tomatoes, sweet potatoes, water, bouillon cubes, Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes.
  5. Bring to a boil, lower the heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add in the noodles and continue to simmer for about 10 minutes or until the noodles are cooked.
  7. Once the noodles are done, add in the spinach until wilted.
  8. Serve warm with salt, pepper and parmesan or mozzarella cheeses.

 

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No purchase necessary to enter. Prizes will only be shipped within the United States. Winner will be selected at random by rafflecopter using Random.org. All entries received after the giveaway closing day and time will not be considered. Entries that do not follow the entry requirements will not be considered. Winners will be notified via email and will have 24 hours to confirm receipt of the email. If the winners do not reply within 24 hours, another winner(s) will be selected. Giveaways will be mailed to the winners’ address.  This giveaway has been sponsored by TuttoRosso. I received samples to review for this post.  All opinions stated are my own.

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