Creamy Tomato Basil and Italian Sausage Soup
An easy and creamy tomato soup made with fresh basil and tender Italian sausage.
Servings 4 servings
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 lb Italian sausage
- 10 fresh basil leaves chiffonade (stacked, rolled and thinly sliced)
- 1 26 oz jar of your favorite pasta sauce or homemade sauce
- 1 cup water
- 1 1/2 cups half and half
- pinch of salt and pepper
Place olive oil into a medium sized dutch oven over medium heat. Cook sausage until browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in basil leaves, pasta sauce, water, half and half, salt and pepper. Cook until warm then reduce heat to low. Simmer until ready to serve. It's that easy!