Ditalini & Sausage Soup
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Ditalini & Sausage Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground sausage
  • 2 28 ounce cans crushed tomatoes
  • 32 ounces chicken stock
  • 1 qt half & half or milk
  • 12 ounces tomato paste
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 9 ounces chopped spinach
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 4 cups Ditalini noodles
  • Salt pepper, granulated garlic to taste
  • Top with croutons & cheese to serve

Instructions

  • Brown sausage, onions & garlic in large skillet over med-high heat.
  • In a large stock pot add butter, tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, chicken stock, browned ground sausage & spinach.
  • Bring to a boil- stirring frequently - Add seasonings to taste.
  • Continue to boil 5-10 minutes for flavors to marry
  • In another stockpot cook your ditalini to package directions & drain
  • Reduce heat on soup & slowly add in half & half - stir well
  • Bring soup to a simmer- Do Not Boil. Simmer about 5 minutes
  • Add in cooked ditalini
  • Serve with croutons & cheese for garnish