Italian Sausage Soup and our Menu Plan

By November 7, 2010April 15th, 2019Cooking, Main Dishes, Menu Planning, Soups

A couple weeks ago I told you about the Johnsonville Pastaville Italian Sausage Recipe Contest, and how they are offering cash prizes.

I decided to try my hand at creating a recipe using Johnsville Italian Sausage. This soup tasted really good, it was a little spicy for my taste, but Doug and the boys liked it.

Italian Sausage Soup

Italian Sausage Soup


  • 1 pound Italian Sausage, cut into pieces and browned
  • 4 cups beef broth (canned or homemade is fine)
  • 1 can (14-15 oz) Italian-styled stewed Tomatoes
  • 1 can (14-15 oz) Northern Beans, undrained
  • 1 cup carrots, sliced
  • 1/2 cup green peppers, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper


  1. Slice and brown Italian Sausage.
  2. Add all ingredients to crockpot and cook on low 8-10 hours or on high 4-5 hours.
  3. Serve with Italian Breadsticks. I found these at Walmart in the bakery, they are Italian Garlic and Herb, and are $3.00 for 12 breadsticks.

Our Menu Plan this week has a little change in it from when I posted our Monthly Menu, I will be going to New York City on Thursday and Friday for the I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Holiday Bake-Off!! I’m beyond excited!!

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Our Weekly Menu Plan:

Monday ~ Italian Sausage Soup and Breadsticks

Tuesday ~ Teriyaki Chicken (scroll down), Rice and Veggie

Wednesday~ Nick’s Birthday

Thursday ~ Beef & Bean Chimichangas (done, frozen from a double batch in Oct)

Friday ~ Eat Out (Mama in NYC)

Saturday ~ Appetizers and Baked Potatoes

Sunday ~ Doug’s Birthday

Don’t forget to enter the $50 Silhouette Supply Bundle Giveaway ending Wednesday!

Casey and I had fun creating a Texas Longhorns Tatoo for him…

I think next time we need to trim a little closer, but he was happy with how it turned out.

The tatoo paper for the Silhouette is really cool, and remember, you don’t have to own a Silhouette machine to use the supplies.

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