Italian Sausage Soup ___

Italian Sausage Soup


For the Soup:

  • 4 pounds lbs Italian sausage, removed from casings and browned
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 bunch of celery, chopped
  • 8 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 48 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 28 ounces Italian peeled tomatoes
  • 64 ounces chicken broth
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons oegano
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 pound small soup shells
  • Parmigiano or Romano Cheese for garnish


Brown your Italian Sausage, drain and set aside.

Saute diced celery, onion in garlic in olive oil until just tender.

Add Italian sausage, crushed tomatoes and peeled tomatoes. Stir and let cook on medium for about 10 minutes.

Add broth, sugar and seasonings. Simmer for about 30 minutes.

In the meantime, boil shell pasta in salted water until al dente.

Put desired amount of pasta in bowl and spoon soup over. Garnish with your favorite Italian Cheese.