Bertucci’s sausage soup is very delicious and warming to eat when it is cold outside. However, it will be very bothering if you have to come to the Italian restaurant every time you want to eat the soup. That is why a lot of people are trying to copy the recipe and make the dish at home. Making the soup on your own kitchen will surely save some money, too, and allow you to adjust the ingredients according to your personal taste.
Do you want to do it, too? If you are, you can find the recipe down below. It will guide you to make the best version of the soup. So, you do not have to buy the soup from the restaurant anymore. All you need to do is making the soup at home. Do not worry about the Bertucci’s sausage soup calories because this recipe uses all the freshest ingredients to cut down the fat. Here they are:
- 1 lbs Italian-styled chicken sausage, removed from casing
- 1 cup uncooked rice, washed
- 1 large can (48 oz) chicken broth
- 1 cup fresh red tomatoes, washed and diced
- 3 cups fresh spinach leaves, washed and chopped
- A handful fresh sage, chopped
- Salt and black pepper to taste
- Olive oil
- In a non-stick pan, add in olive oil and cook sausages on it until they are completely cooked and browned. Set it aside.
- Prepare a stew pot. Into the pot, add in chicken broth and cooked sausages. Turn on the heat on low and let the mixture simmer.
- Into the pot, add in tomato, spinach, and sage (if you do not like too strong sage flavor, add 5 leaves only or less).
- Let the soup cooked for 2 hours, simmering on low heat.
- After 2 hours, increase the heat and pour in the uncooked rice. Stir them well.
- Leave it for another 15-20 minutes until the rice is cooked and soft.
- Now that the Bertucci’s sausage soup is ready, serve the soup hot right after.
The soup can be served with a drizzle of olive oil or chili oil on top, according to your preference. Make the soup ahead and keep simmering it on low to keep it warm. This Bertucci’s sausage soup recipe can feed 12 people or more, one bowl each. That is why it is perfect for parties or gathering, too.