Ciao Bella Sausage Soup

Ciao Bella Sausage Soup Recipe

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Anna Sciancalepore Antoniello


My husband loves sausage so revamped a recipe I saw.

It's really filling but not heavy at the same time. Really warms you up on a cold night!



★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 1/2 lb
    sweet italian sausage, removed from casing
  • 1/2 c
    dry white wine
  • 6 c
  • 28 oz
    can diced tomatoes, with juices
  • 1 can(s)
    (18.5 oz) progresso vegetable classics french onion soup
  • 1/2 tsp
    basil, dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    fennel seed, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3
    beef bouillon, cubes
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/3 c
    orzo pasta
  • 4 c
    fresh baby spinach, roughly chopped

How to Make Ciao Bella Sausage Soup


  1. Brown sausage in a dutch oven or large pot on medium heat. Break up sausage as it's cooking. Drain excess fat. Return sausage to the pot. Add white wine and allow to reduce for 3-5 minutes.
  2. Add water, tomatoes, soup, basil, fennel, pepper, bouillon, worcestershire sauce and bay leaf on high. Allow to come to a boil then reduce to low and simmer for 30-40 minutes.
  3. Add orzo pasta simmer for 15 minutes until pasta is done. Add spinach just until wilted.
  4. Discard bay leaf and serve. Goes great with focaccia bread I posted a recipe for.

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About Ciao Bella Sausage Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #sausage

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