Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Lasagna Soup

This soup is so good! Tastes like lasagna but fresher.

1 1/2 lb ground Italian sausage
2 onions, finely chopped
4 garlic cloves
2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
2 Tbs tomato paste
1 28oz can diced tomatoes
6 c chicken broth
2 bay leaves
8 oz fusilli pasta (spirals)
1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp salt
pinch of pepper
2 c shredded mozzarella cheese

Sautee sausage in large pot over medium heat, breaking into small pieces, until sausage is no longer pink. Drain excess fast from pot. Add onions and sautee until softened, about 6 min. Add garlic, oregano, and red pepper flakes and saute for 1 min. Add tomato paste and saute until rusty brown, about 5 ,in. Add tomatoes with juice, broth and bay leaves. Bring soup to boil then reduce heat and simmer for 30 min.

Add pasta, then increase heat and bring to boil. Boil until pasta is tender. Discard bay leaves, then stir in basil. If desired, season with salt and black pepper to taste.

In small bowl, combine ricotta, parmesan, 1/4 tsp salt and pinch of pepper. Mix well. To serve. place about 1 1/2 Tbs of cheese mixture in bowl, sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and pour soup on top. So yummy!

1 comment:

Andrea Kay said...

This sounds so good! Can't wait to make it!