*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        CABBAGE ORZO & SAUSAGE SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Side dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2   lb           Turkey sausage
    1       tb           Olive oil
    1                    Onion,medium-size,chopped
    1                    Carrot,lg,1/4 thick slices
    1                    Garlic clove,finely chopped
    2       c            Water
   14 3/4   oz           Chicken broth,reduced-sodium
   15       oz           Plum tomatoes,in juice
    2       c            Shredded cabbage
    2       ts           Dried leaf basil,crumbled
    1       t            Dried leaf thyme,crumbled
      1/2   c            Orzo
                         Salt to taste
                         Pepper to taste
 
   1. Brown sausage in oil in large nonstick saucepan
   over medium-high heat until browned but not cooked
   through. Remove sausage; cut into 16 pieces.
   2. Reduce heat to medium. Add onion, carrot and garlic
   to saucepan; saute 3 minutes to soften. Gradually add
   water, broth, tomatoes, cabbage, basil and thyme,
   breaking up tomatoes. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Add
   orzo and sausage; simmer, covered, 10 minutes until
   sausage is cooked and orzo is tender. Season with salt
   and pepper.
  
 
 
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