Turkey Sausage-Gnocchi Soup

Photo: Oxmoor House
Gnocchi are small, quick-cooking dumplings usually made from potatoes. Look for shelf-stable vacuum-packed packages of gnocchi with the dried pasta in your local supermarket. Serve this hearty main-dish soup with a crisp green salad.

Prep: 1 minute; Cook: 14 minutes

Yield:

7 servings (serving size: 1 cup soup and about 1 tablespoon cheese)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 1 Minute
Cook: 14 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 182
Caloriesfromfat 21 %
Fat 4 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 10.5 g
Carbohydrate 25.1 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 22 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 809 mg
Calcium 134 mg

Ingredients

1 (4.5-ounce) link hot turkey Italian sausage
2 cups water
1 (16-ounce) package vacuum-packed gnocchi (such as Bellino or Vigo)
1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium beef broth
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can Italian-style stewed tomatoes, undrained and chopped
1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated fresh Parmesan cheese

Preparation

1. Remove casings from sausage. Cook sausage in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat until sausage is browned, stirring to crumble.

2. Add 2 cups water and next 3 ingredients to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 4 to 5 minutes or until gnocchi float to the top of pan. Ladle soup into bowls; sprinkle each serving evenly with cheese.

Note:

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April 2009