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This One Pot Italian Sausage Orzo Soup with Spicy Italian Sausage, Orzo Pasta with rich tomato flavour is delicious and takes only 20 minutes to make. 
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Italian Sausage Soup With Orzo

This Spicy Italian Sausage with Orzo has rich tomato flavour, delicious and takes only 20 minutes to make. Make it on the stovetop or in a crockpot for a perfect family dinner.

Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 597kcal

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Mild Italian Sausage
  • 1 cup Orzo Pasta
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • ½ Onion
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • 1 28 Oz Crushed Tomato
  • 2 tspn Italian Seasoning
  • ½ tspn red chili Flakes (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups Chicken Broth
  • 2 cups Spinach (Tightly Packed)
  • ¼ cup Half and Half
  • ½ cup Parmesan Cheese (to serve)

Instructions

  • Heat Oil in a heavy bottom pan. Once Warm add chopped onion and garlic. Saute until the onion has softened and raw garlic smell is gone. 
  • Roughly break sausages to small chunks.  Add to the pan. Saute for 5-6 minutes until they are browned and aromatic.  Break any bigger chunk of sausage.
  • Deglaze the pot by adding stocks. Scarp the bottom of the pan to remove any brown bits.  Stir in the tomatoes, Italian seasoning, chilli flakes, salt and pepper
  • When the stock comes to a boil stir in Orzo Pasta,
  • Cover and let it cook for 8-10 minutes in the medium-low heat until Orzo is almost cooked. Stir in between to prevent Orzo from getting stuck at the bottom.
  • Stir in Spinach to the pot and let it cook for 2 minutes. Switch off the flame.
  • Stir in half and half.
  • Serve with a generous topping of parmesan cheese.

Nutrition

Serving: 200g | Calories: 597kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 1760mg | Potassium: 597mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1385IU | Vitamin C: 19.9mg | Calcium: 315mg | Iron: 2.9mg