Smoked Sausage Minestrone

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A quick-and-easy soup featuring smoked sausage, zucchini, stewed tomatoes and macaroni

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  • 1 cup water
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1/2 cup dry small shell macaroni, uncooked
  • 4 ounces smoked sausage, cut in half lengthwise, sliced 1/4-inch thick
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  1. Combine broth and water in large saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add zucchini and macaroni; return to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook 8 minutes or until macaroni is tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in sausage, undrained tomatoes and tomato-vegetable juice; cook 5 minutes or until hot, stirring occasionally.
  3. Sprinkle with cheese just before serving.
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Linda McKnight July 02, 2015

This turned out to be a bit on the bland side. I added several home grown spices to flavor it a bit more. Family enjoyed it.

LD October 29, 2012

As soon as I saw how this was turning out I had to start modifying it. This recipe needed lots of work.....

LostDogg October 07, 2011

I tweeked the recipe. Instead of a can of stewed tomatoes, I used tomatoes w/ green chilies,added a small onion,garlic powder, celery and mushrooms. A touch of sea salt. Delcious.

dan93277 October 06, 2011

Very easy recipe to make, a little on the bland side. Added some chopped onion and garlic sauted to it and improved the taste. Used Hunts "Diced Tomatoes" and made the process even faster. Great with some crusty sourdough bread.

Sandi October 06, 2011

I thoughgt this was very bland--and I even used twice as much sausage as the recipe called for.