Italian Vegetable Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 247.1
  • Total Fat: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 25.8 mg
  • Sodium: 971.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 11.0 g

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Introduction

The nutritional info is based on 2 cups macaroni and 2 cups chopped zucchini. Also it is based on regular beef broth. Total sodium should be lower with a low sodium broth. The nutritional info is based on 2 cups macaroni and 2 cups chopped zucchini. Also it is based on regular beef broth. Total sodium should be lower with a low sodium broth.
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    3/4 pound bulk italian sausage, casings removed
    2 cups chopped onion
    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    7 cups water (or beef broth, low sodium)
    4 medium carrots, pared and sliced
    1 (28 oz) can diced tomatoes
    6 bouillon cubes (if using water and not beef broth)
    1 teas. italian seasoning
    1/4 teas. pepper
    1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped zucchini
    1 (15 oz) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
    1 cup rotini or elbow macaroni uncooked

Directions

In a large kettle or Dutch oven, brown sausage, onion and garlic; pour off fat. Add water (or broth), carrots, tomatoes with juice, bouillon (or omit if using broth), italian seasoning and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 30 minutes. Add zucchini, beans and rotini. Cook 15-20 minutes or until rotini is tender, stirring soup occasionally. Garnish as desired. Refrigerate leftovers. Per recipe, makes 6 to 8 servings 2.5 quarts soup. For us, makes at least 10 servings.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CINTINATIVE.

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  • Could I make this meat-free for Lent? Sounds great!! - 3/22/10

    Reply from CINTINATIVE (3/22/10)
    I do think the ital sausage adds some flavor. Were you thinking tofu? Maybe if you cooked the tofu with anise and some other spices to make it more italian sausage like? I am not a tofu person. Hopefully someone else can suggest something?


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