3Add oregano,basil,crushed red pepper, parsley,rice, tomatoes and juice, broth,wine if using it..
4Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer covered for 20 min. or until rice is cooked.
5Stir in pepperoni and heat though
6Place in a bowl sprinkle with fresh Parmesan Cheese and place a slice of provolone on the top.. Let it melt in..
7U can use reg pepperoni, and shredded cheese. You can put it in the pot to heat and melt I do the slices for less mess. The small pepperoni is nice for bit size.. Experiment.. Enjoy you will love this soup.