Hearty and Flavorful Sausage and Zucchini Soup Recipe

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Hearty and Flavorful Sausage and Zucchini Soup Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
65mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 20, 2023

This sausage and zucchini soup is a perfect comforting meal that is packed with flavors. The combination of sausage, zucchini, and other wholesome ingredients creates a hearty and satisfying soup that will warm you up on a chilly day. This recipe is easy to prepare and can be enjoyed by the whole family. Whether you're a beginner cook or an experienced chef, this soup will impress your taste buds.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, for topping

Directions

  1. In a large pot, cook the Italian sausage over medium heat until browned. Remove the sausage from the pot and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  3. Add the zucchini to the pot and cook for 2-3 minutes, until slightly tender.
  4. Return the cooked sausage to the pot and stir well.
  5. Pour in the chicken broth and diced tomatoes, including the juice.
  6. Add the dried basil and dried oregano to the pot. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Stir the soup well and bring it to a simmer. Reduce the heat to low and let it cook for 20-25 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  8. Serve the sausage and zucchini soup hot, topped with grated Parmesan cheese for added flavor.
  9. Enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Zucchini is a versatile vegetable that can be used in various dishes, including soups, salads, and pasta.
  • Adding Italian sausage to this soup gives it a rich and savory flavor.
  • This soup can be made in advance and reheated for a quick and satisfying meal.
  • Feel free to customize this recipe by adding other vegetables or spices according to your personal taste.