Lasagna Soup

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Diane Atherton

By
@DeeDee2011

Cooler weather always calls for soup at my house. This turned out delish, the wonderful ricotta cheese and parmesan mixture make just like eating lasagna! Oh so yummy!

Hope you enjoy!

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Comments:
Serves:
8 to 10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1 large
    bell pepper
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 lb
    sweet italian sausage (if you use hot italian sausage, eliminate the red pepper flakes)
  • 1 lb
    ground beef (you can use all italian sausage if desired and eliminate the beef)
  • 1 small
    can tomato paste
  • 28 oz
    diced tomatoes
  • 5 c
    chicken stock or broth
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    sweet basil paste (or same amount fresh)
  • 4 to 6 oz
    rotini pasta, uncooked
  • 3 oz
    fresh spinach leaves
  • 16 oz
    container ricotta cheese
  • 1 c
    parmesan cheese, fresh and grated
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • ·
    mozzarella cheese

How to Make Lasagna Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil in soup pot over medium heat; add onion, bell pepper and garlic. Cook until tender. Add oregano, fennel and red pepper; stir.
  2. Add sausage and beef. If sausage has casing, remove and break up into bite size pieces. Brown meat.
  3. Add tomato paste and stir to incorporate. Add diced tomatoes and chicken stock. Salt and pepper to taste. Add basil. Stir.
  4. Bring to a slow boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes. Add Rotini noodles and cook until al dente.
  5. Turn heat off; stir in a good handful of spinach leaves; let set a few minute.
  6. In a med/sm size bowl combine ricotta and Parmesan; add salt and a good bit of ground black pepper. Set aside
  7. To serve, add a scoop of the ricotta cheese to bottom of soup bowl, spoon soup over cheese mixture and top with mozzarella cheese. ENJOY
  8. TIP: If not serving a crowd, you may want to cook pasta separate and add to soup bowl when ready to eat as the pasta will continue to absorb the liquid. This way you can easily freeze any leftover soup and not have pasty pasta.

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About Lasagna Soup

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Soups, Pork
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian




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