The Best Minestrone Soup with Italian Sausage Recipe
All the classic flavors of minestrone soup kicked up a notch with Italian sausage and topped with Parmesan cheese. At under 400 calories per serving, this thick and hearty soup loaded with vegetables will become a family favorite!
- 1 pound ground italian sausage
- 4 cups beef broth
- 2 cups water
- 2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
- 1 (14.5 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes
- 1 (15.5 ounce) can red kidney beans drained
- 1½ cups celery diced
- 1½ cups carrots sliced
- 1 teaspoon onion salt
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 3 Tablespoons italian seasoning
- 10 ounces small shell pasta
- ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Brown sausage in skillet until fully cooked; drain excess grease.
In a large stock pot add beef broth, water, tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, kidney beans, celery, carrots, onion salt, garlic salt, and Italian seasoning. Simmer until veggies become tender, about 20-30 minutes.
In a separate pot, cook pasta according to directions. When noodles are done, add to soup and mix in cooked sausage.
Top with shredded Parmesan cheese and serve.
Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 47mg | Sodium: 1941mg | Potassium: 911mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 4527IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 178mg | Iron: 5mg