Whether a classic minestrone or a hearty sausage and kale, Italian soups combine delicious flavors that will warm up any meal. Try an Italian soup on a Saturday evening with crusty Italian bread and a crunchy green salad.
Crumbled Italian sausage adds slow cooked flavor to this broth-based soup that's filling enough for dinner and delicious enough to serve at a party.
This classic Italian soup always features the trio of meatballs, greens usually spinach or escarole and pasta.
Minestrone recipes don't come much easier than this slow cooker soup. Just plug in your slow cooker, pour the ingredients in the bowl, and add the pasta during the last 10 minutes.
In this slow cooker recipe, dried beans simmer with sausage and Italian seasoning all day while you're away. When you come home, stir in the spinach and dinner is served.
Chock-full of veggies in a tomatoey broth, pretty much any minestrone you come across is going to be a reasonably good choice. But the real spoiler is sodium, which is off the charts in most typical recipes and prepared versions. This mouthwatering meal in a bowl is case in point that you don't need to lean on salt for flavor when you use lots of herbs like basil, oregano, and parsley and aromatics like garlic and onion.
Just four pantry and refrigerator staples are required to make this quick and comforting Italian soup.
Ribollita, a hearty Italian vegetable soup, includes bread and beans for a filling vegetarian meal.
In Italy, there are as many versions of zuppa di pesce, or fish soup, as there are coastal towns. Serve this low-calorie, low-fat fish soup as if visiting Italy--topped with a slice of toasted bread.
This minestrone tastes even better if if you use the make-ahead directions. Just reheat the chilled soup and add the cooked pasta and fresh spinach for a quick low-fat main dish.
Serve this low fat, high fiber soup as a light lunch or with a sandwich for dinner.
This 20-minute dinner is made with frozen meatballs and canned beans and tomatoes. Serve it on busy weeknights for a healthy, high fiber meal.
Hearty potatoes, vegetable ravioli and roasted chicken make this soup taste like you slaved over it all day, but in reality, this dinner takes just 35 minutes start to finish.
This Italian stew tastes slow simmered, but since it calls for handy canned vegetables and seasoned sausage, the dinner only takes 30 minutes.
If you don't have macaroni handy, any small pasta shape would work well in this slow cooker soup.