Italian sausage soup

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Mild Italian sausage -- or
\N \N Hot
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
2 cups Onions -- chopped
40 millilitres Garlic -- - minced
28 ounces Can whole tomatoes --
\N \N Coarsely chopped
6 ounces Can tomato paste
8 cups Beef stock
1 cup Dry red wine
2 tablespoons Dried basil
2 teaspoons Dried oregano
2 mediums Zucchini -- - thinly sliced
½ cup Parsley -- chopped
5 ounces Thin spaghetti -- broken
\N \N Into 2-inch p
16 ounces Can garbanzo -- or
\N \N Beans - drained -- Salt and
\N \N Pepper to t
\N \N Parmesan cheese -- for
\N \N Serving

Unmistakably Italian with its sausage, red wine, basil and spaghetti, this full-meal soup will be popular with the family throughout the winter months.

Slice sausage into ¼ inch thick rounds; place them in a large skillet and saute until lightly browned; remove with a slotted spoon to a large soup pot; add the vegetable oil to the drippings in the skillet and saute the onions until soft; add garlic and cook to aroma; remove with slotted spoon to the soup pot; add the tomatoes, tomato paste, stock, red wine, basil and oregano and cook uncovered over moderate heat for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally; add the zucchini, parsley and spaghetti and continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until spaghetti is tender, about 20 to 30 minutes; add the beans for the last 10 minutes of cooking; season with salt and pepper; serve with fresh pumpernickel, butter and a dry red wine. Makes 4+ quarts.

Notes: Soup is best made at least 1 day ahead, cooled uncovered, covered and refrigerated. Reheat over low heat. Soup freezes well.

Chuck in Pok Sunday 02:46 pm 12/19 C.OZBURN on GEnie Posted on PRODIGY December 1993, formatted by Elaine Radis, BGMB90B on P*; E.RADIS on GEnie Recipe By :

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