Spicy Sausage & Spinach Soup


Spicy Sausage & Spinach Soup

This 5 ingredient, one pot soup recipe is the most comforting soup for the cold winter days. This soup is inspired by a classic Italian wedding soup with my spin on it. It's a super easy and quick recipe to make in a pinch. It’s spicy and has a creamy consistency from cooking the rice right in the soup.
Servings 4
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 23 mins


  • Large Soup Pot
  • Strainer
  • Sharp knife


  • 5 oz fresh spinach
  • 1 pound hot ground sausage
  • 10 cups (80 oz) chicken broth
  • 1 cup long grain white rice
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • red pepper flakes optional


  • Add olive oil and onions to a large soup pot and saute over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add in ground sausage and continue to saute for 3-4 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain the oil/fat from the pot using a strainer.
  • Bring the heat to low and return the sausage and onions mixture to the pot. Add in the broth and rice and simmer for 18-20 minutes or until rice is tender. Add in spinach and cook until wilted about 1-2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with crackers, crusty bread and or top with crunchy croutons. *Optional top with red pepper flakes for extra spice.
    Spicy Sausage and Spinach Soup
Author: Ashley Zezza
Cost: $15
Course: Dinner, lunch, Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy soup, healthy soup, hearty soup, one pot recipe, one pot soup, simple recipe

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