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Italian Sausage and Zucchini Soup Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium green pepper, chopped
3 cups beef broth
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 cup uncooked orzo pasta

Directions:
Directions:
In a large saucepan, cook sausage, onion and pepper over medium heat until sausage is no longer pink and vegetables are tender, breaking up sausage into crumbles, 4-6 minutes; drain.
Add broth, tomatoes, basil and parsley; bring to a boil. Stir in zucchini and orzo; return to a boil. Cook, covered, until zucchini and orzo are tender, 10-12 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 (for Dinner)
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
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Nutrition Facts
1-1/4 cups: 191 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 789mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.

 

 

 

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