Lasagna Soup, a delicious twist on a classic Italian pasta dish

Tina Howell

Do you love lasagna but not all the fuss and mess? This version of your favorite Italian pasta is a one pot soup that is just as flavorful and delicious. It is hearty, super easy to make and will keep you warm on a cold winter's night.

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INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 sweet yellow onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves of minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons of oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh basil, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 - 28 oz can of diced tomatoes
  • 6 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 cup of uncooked lasagna pasta, broken in pieces
  • 1 cup of ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup of shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 Italian sausage links with casings removed

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Add the oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add in the Italian sausage and break up into pieces, cook for about 5 to 10 minutes, then drain the remaining fat.
  3. Add the onions and cook for a few minutes until they are soft
  4. Add the garlic, oregano, salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes.
  5. Add in the tomato paste and stir well.
  6. Add in diced tomatoes with juice and chicken broth, then bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  8. Add in the uncooked pasta, increase heat and cook for about 10 minutes, until pasta is tender.
  9. Add a dollop of Ricotta cheese to each soup bowl, pour in soup and top with shredded Mozzarella cheese.

SERVE AND ENJOY!

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