Italian Sausage Soup

There are two things that elevate this soup to next level status – firstly, use a good homemade chicken stock and secondly, use whichever sausage you particularly love. Do those two things and this dish will sing. Enjoy!

Italian Sausage Soup (serves 4)

Ingredients:

250g of your favourite sausages, chopped into bite sized pieces

1/2 an onion, diced

1/2 a courgette, diced

3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

2 stalks of celery, finely diced

1/2 cup orzo pasta

6 cups of homemade chicken stock

400g tin of chopped tomatoes

1 tsp garlic Italian seasoning

1 tsp salt

Black pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Heat a couple of tbsp of oil in a soup pot on medium high heat.
  2. Brown off the chopped sausage. When this has been done, transfer the sausage to a plate and set aside.
  3. Add some more oil to the pot and add the onion, garlic, celery and courgette. Sauté until tender.
  4. Add orzo and sauté for 2-3 minutes until toasted, stirring frequently.
  5. Add remaining ingredients, including the browned sausages, to the pot.
  6. Bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer for about 20 minutes or until the orzo is cooked through.
  7. Serve with your favourite buttered bread and enjoy!

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