Lasagna Soup

I need an excuse sometimes.  It doesn’t have to be a great excuse, just an excuse to do the things I want to do.

For instance, tonight, I want to put a whopping dollop of ricotta cheese in my soup and have no one question me about it.

I didn’t say it was an excuse to behave recklessly or be a brat,  I just said I needed an excuse.



And you reading this is my validation.  So thanks for that.

IMG_4254But seriously, tonight’s soup is really healthy, if you don’t count that whopping dollop of ricotta.  And even then, it’s not sour cream people.  Pick your battles.

IMG_4250Chock full of flavorful sausage, whole wheat pasta, san marzano tomatoes and just enough basil to remind you the summer is approaching, it’s a crowd favorite.

Lasagna Soup

By Whitney, May 21, 2013

Lasagna Soup



Sauté onions and garlic in olive oil over medium heat for 3 minutes. Add sausage and cook until browned, about 10 minutes. Add oregano, red pepper flakes and tomato paste, cook for 2 minutes. Salt and pepper well. Add diced tomatoes and chicken broth and bring to a simmer for 30 minutes. Add the pasta about 15-20 minutes before serving. Mix the cheeses and salt & pepper together in a small serving bowl. Put a heaping spoonful of the cheese mixture into the soup and top with basil.





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Whitney is the Founder of Whit's Amuse Bouche, a nationally recognized food and humor blog. When she's not in the kitchen, you can find her with a glass of california cabernet in one hand and a hot glue gun in the other. She prefers sweat pants to real ones. View all posts by Whitney →

2 Responses to Lasagna Soup

  1. Love the blog! I completely share your philosophy.

    Please include me on any new info you may send out.




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