L lasagna soup

Lasagna SoupRecipe Card

Lasagna Soup
Recipe card - step by step recipe instructions

1Over medium high heat, saute onions, garlic and bay leaves until soft, about 2 minutes
2Add sausage and stir to combine, breaking it up. Cook until sausage is browned, about 5 minutes. Drain excess fat
3Pour in chicken stock and add tomato paste and tomatoes, cover and bring to a boil
4Uncover and simmer until slightly reduced, about 10 minutes
5Meanwhile, cook the lasagna noodles until al dente while waiting. Drain and toss with olive oil so they don't stick together
6Season the soup with Italian seasoning, sugar and salt and pepper to taste. Remove bay leaves
7Drop in lasagna noodles a couple at a time and stir at intervals so they don't stick together
8Add fresh basil, Parmesan cheese and heavy cream
9Dish and serve hot topped with a dollop of ricotta cheese (optional) and more basil
10Top the bowls with mozarella and Parmesan and broil or microwave to melt the cheese just before serving.

Lasagna Soup
Recipe Card - ingredients

½ yellow onion, diced
1 teaspoon garlic, minced
2 bay leaves
1 lb. hot or sweet Italian sausage, casings removed
5 cups chicken broth
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 can (15 oz.) fire roasted tomatoes
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 tablespoon sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
6 lasagna noodles, broken into bite-sized squares
½ cup fresh basil, finely chopped
½ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
¼ cup heavy cream
1 cup mozarella
Ricotta for garnish