real food. real life.
My favourite soup right now. Just ate 2 bowls and had to put the rest in the fridge before I went back for a third. Pregnancy and good soup, yikes! :)
It's a remake of my pizza soup, really. Which is good on its' own, but this one is soooooo good. Definitely a favourite in our house. The orzo does end up soaking up the juice overnight in the fridge though, so just be aware - when you go to heat up leftovers the next day, it may not look the same! Still just as good, just not as soupy.
Give it a try tonight! It's yummy and a quick soup to pull together!
Total Time: 30 minutes
3-4 pork sausage, chopped - read your ingredients, folks! We use a local farm's pork sausage, which only has 3 ingredients.
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 red pepper, chopped
a few bunches of spinach or other greens (we used dandelion greens tonight), loosely chopped
fresh or dried basil & oregano (as much as you like)
a few shakes of chill powder, hot pepper flakes, sea salt, pepper
1 can diced tomatoes + 1 can full of water
1 can tomato paste
a couple handfuls of dry, orzo pasta
What to do:
1. Brown sausage pieces in a bit of oil, until no longer pink. Add onion and garlic. Sauté a few minutes.
2. Add red pepper & greens. Sauté another few minutes, until greens start to wilt.
3. Add all spices, diced tomatoes, water, and tomato paste. Bring to a boil.
4. Add pasta. Stir often, as it will stick to the bottom of the pot easily. Cook for about 10 minutes, on high-medium heat.
5. Remove from heat and let sit for about 5 minutes before serving. Very hot! :)
We really cooked these things. From scratch. On weeknights. And we even had time to do the dishes.
They have real, simple ingredients that you'll find in your cupboards. They're healthy and delicious. No lies.
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