Lasagna Soup

serves: 6 – size: about1 1/3 cups – points+: 7pt – smart points: 8 -calories:270 – fat: 8g  – carbs: 26g

Ingredients

  • For the soup: cooking spray
  • 14oz sweet Italian chicken sausage, casing removed
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley, divided
  • 3 cups low fat chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 oz whole wheat lasagna noodles, broken
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • For the topping: 6 tbsp part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup part skim ricotta cheese
  • 3 tbsp grated parmesan
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped

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Directions

  1. Heat a large soup pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, spray with oil and add the sausage: cook until browned, breaking it up as it cooks with a wooden spoon about 4 to 5 min. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and cook 2 to 3 min. 
  2. Add parsley, broth, water, marinara sauce, salt, pepper and bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer about 30 min.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the ricotta, parmesan, and 2 tbsp parsley and mix.
  4. Add the broken pasta and cook uncovered according to package directions. Divide between 6 bowls and top each with 2 tbsp ricotta cheese mixture, mozzarella, pepper and fresh basil on top.

Lasagna Soup

Ingredients

  • For the soup: cooking spray
  • 14oz sweet Italian chicken sausage, casing removed
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley, divided
  • 3 cups low fat chicken broth
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups marinara sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 oz whole wheat lasagna noodles, broken
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • For the topping: 6 tbsp part skim shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup part skim ricotta cheese
  • 3 tbsp grated parmesan
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat a large soup pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, spray with oil and add the sausage: cook until browned, breaking it up as it cooks with a wooden spoon about 4 to 5 min. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and cook 2 to 3 min.
  2. Add parsley, broth, water, marinara sauce, salt, pepper and bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer about 30 min.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the ricotta, parmesan, and 2 tbsp parsley and mix.
  4. Add the broken pasta and cook uncovered according to package directions. Divide between 6 bowls and top each with 2 tbsp ricotta cheese mixture, mozzarella, pepper and fresh basil on top.
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