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Italian Sausage Soup with Farro

Italian sausage soup with farro is hearty and nourishing. Packed with spicy Italian sausage, tons of vegetables, and farro.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: comfort food, freezer, healthy, hearty
Servings: 6
Calories: 440kcal
Author: Denise

Ingredients

  • 1 lb spicy Italian sausage (casings removed)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 carrots (chopped small)
  • 2 ribs celery (chopped small)
  • 15 oz can of diced tomatoes (with juices)
  • 4 cups chicken stock (or bone broth)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 3/4 cup farro

Instructions

  • Cook sausage in a large pot over medium heat, breaking it up with a spatula until crumbled and almost cooked through (5-7 minutes).
  • Add onion and cook for 7 or so minutes, until soft.
  • Make a space in the middle of the pan and add the garlic. Cook for one minute.
  • Add the carrots, celery, diced tomatoes, stock, bay leaf, dried basil and farro.
  • Cover, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes, or until the farro is cooked to your liking.

Storage

  • This soup may be stored in the fridge for up to 4 days. Re-heat until steaming hot.
  • Freeze for up to 3 months.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1/6 of batch | Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 911mg | Potassium: 697mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3540IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 3mg