Appetizer / Dinner / Lunch / Snack

Hot Sausage and Orzo Soup.

  • Serving Size:6
  • Total Time:55
  • Difficulty:Beginner


  • 6 linksUncle Charley's Hot or Sweet Italian Sausage
  • 1 Green bell pepper, diced
  • 1Chopped Onion
  • 2 tspclove garlic, minced
  • 1 cancan whole peeled tomatoes with liquid, chopped
  • 1/2 cupChopped Fresh Parsley
  • 2 tspDried Basil
  • 1/2 lbDried orzo pasta
  • 8 cupsChicken broth
  • 1 packageFrozen spinach
  • Parmesan cheese


  1. Place sausage in large skillet over medium heat and cook until evenly brown. Remove from skillet, and crumble into a large pot.
  2. Add bell pepper, onion, garlic, and tomatoes with liquid. Stir in parsley, basil, and chicken broth.
  3. Cover; place over medium heat, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and cook for 30 minutes.
  4. Stir orzo pasta and spinach into pot. Continue cooking soup 10 minutes, or until pasta is al dente. Serve topped with parmesan cheese.