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sausage, rice, and broccoli soup

Recipe by
Mary Ann Hanson
Wakefield, NE

This is just a good hearty soup. It is filling, warm, and good. Living where I live, I always make it in the winter.

yield 6 -8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sausage, rice, and broccoli soup

  • 1 lb
    pork sausage
  • 1 lb
    kielbasa, diced
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 2 stalk
    celery, diced (include some leaves if you have them)
  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded carrot
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 2
    bay leaves
  • 6 c
    chicken stock, broth, or boullion
  • 1/3 c
    dry white rice
  • 1 bag
    frozen chopped broccoli
  • 1 can
    12 oz. evaporated milk
  • 10 slice
    american cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make sausage, rice, and broccoli soup

  • 1
    Dice all vegetables. Dice kielbasa. Set aside.
  • 2
    Brown pork sausage and drain. Add diced vegetables and saute until tender.
  • 3
    Add stock, thyme, and bay leaves. Bring to a simmer. Add rice.
  • 4
    Cook for a few minutes. Add diced kielbasa. Simmer until rice is tender. About 15-20 minutes.
  • 5
    Add evaporated milk and cheese. Cook gently until cheese is melted. Add broccoli and heat through. Serve.
  • 6
    If you want the broccoli to fall apart, add in step 3. If you want chunks, add in step 5.