Chicken Sausage Soup
Recipe courtesy of Stretching a Buck.
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (12oz) package of Smoked Chicken Sausage
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 (14.5oz) can diced tomatoes
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup diced butternut squash
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 8oz pasta shells
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese for serving
  1. Slice the chicken sausage into round pieces. Add to a skillet with the olive oil, onion and brown over medium high heat. Add the garlic in just before the sausage is done and cook 1 minute. Transfer the mixture to a stockpot.
  2. Add the carrots, diced tomatoes, butternut squash, and all of the liquids. Season with the garlic, onion, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce to low and simmer until the vegetables are tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, boil water and cook the pasta until al dente. Add the pasta just before serving.
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