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Zucchini Soup with Spicy Sausage

  • Servings:

    Serves 6 as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    15 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    120 minutes


1 lb. hot Italian sausage
1 cup celery, chopped
1 lb. zucchini, sliced
1 (28 oz.) can diced tomatoes
1 (14.5 oz.) can reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup water
1 green bell pepper, diced
1/4 tsp. salt, or to taste
1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/2 tsp. dried basil
1/2 tsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
fresh basil or oregano sprigs, for garnish (optional)
Zucchini Soup with Spicy Sausage


1. Remove sausage from casing and brown in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently and breaking up chunks, about 8 minutes.
2. When sausage is thoroughly browned, drain and add to a large slow cooker, along with all remaining ingredients. Stir to combine, and cook on low for 6 hours. Alternately, combine ingredients in a large pot and simmer on the stovetop over medium-low heat for 2 hours.
3. Ladle into bowls and serve hot, garnished with basil or oregano sprigs if desired.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, July - August 2013


Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 6
Base Nutrients
Calories 270 kcal (14%)
Calories from Fat 153 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 17 g (26%)
Saturated Fat 6 g (30%)
Cholesterol 35 mg (12%)
Sodium 1290 mg (54%)
Total Carbohydrates 17 g (6%)
Dietary Fiber 3 g (12%)
Protein 15 g (25%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a