From: CINCINNATI AND SOUP: Recipes from the Queen City and Great Soup ITALIAN MARKET SOUP ( Original recipe)
1 26 oz can tomato soup 1 14 oz can diced tomatoes 1 12 or 16 oz bag frozen Italian -style vegetables 1/2 C chopped onions (season with ¼ teas. dried onions) 3 Italian sausages : sliced, diced ( pre cooked) 1 C ditalini pasta Season to Taste: oregano Leaves, black pepper, garlic powder 1. Mix tomato soup ,water and tomatoes 2. Microwave Italian veg. and onions 4 minutes. 3. Add vegetable to soup with sausage and pasta. 4. Cook 15 minutes. 5. Add 1/2 tea. oregano. Black pepper, garlic powder to taste. 6.Cook 5 minutes more. 7. Serve topped with parmesan cheese.
Serves about 4-5
This is the Cincinnati and Soup version. Next check out the vegetarian/low calorie makeover options for this classic vegetable soup! ITALIAN MARKET SOUP : MAKEOVER OPTIONS: Substitute for Italian Sausage/ Ditalini Pasta: Options : 2 Cups cooked mushrooms OR 1 pkg frozen soy crumbles -12 oz ( 80 calories per serving!) OR 2 C cooked tortellini ( frozen or dry)