Copycat Olive Garden Italian Sausage Soup

Wow, who would’ve thought something so simple could be so good? Anita absolutely loves this copycat Olive Garden Italian sausage soup. It’s very easy to make. Bonus!

Copycat Olive Garden Italian Sausage Soup

I was thinking I was going to have to add some kick, like maybe red pepper flakes, but this copycat Olive Garden Italian sausage soup can hold its own just like it is. I served it with some homemade cheddar oyster crackers.

Also try my awesome old-school flashback, homemade alphabet soup.

Copycat Olive Garden Italian Sausage Soup
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Olive Garden Italian Sausage Soup

Wow, who would’ve thought something so simple could be so good? Anita absolutely loves this copycat Olive Garden Italian sausage soup. It’s very easy to make. Bonus!
Course Main or Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword copycat, Italian, soup
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 620kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound sweet Italian sausage
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 6 cups beef broth
  • 10 3/4 ounce diced tomatoes undrained
  • 10 ounce frozen chopped spinach thawed, drained
  • Pecorino Romano cheese freshly grated

Instructions

  • Remove sausage from casings and crumble into a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook until done.
  • Add the rice, broth, tomatoes, and a pinch or two of freshly ground black pepper. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and continue cooking until the rice is tender.
  • Add the spinach and stir. Cook another 3-5 minutes.
  • Serve topped with cheese.

Nutrition

Calories: 620kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 2231mg | Potassium: 923mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 8400IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 4mg

Nutritional values are approximate.