Minestrone Soup

  • ¼ Cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Links Hot Italian Sausage
  • 1 Diced Medium Onion
  • 1 clove Garlic, Finely Diced
  • 1 Medium Leek, Diced
  • 1 Medium Carrot, Diced
  • 1 rib Celery
  • 1 Summer Squash
  • 1/2 tbs. Italian Seasoning
  • 2 Quarts Chicken Stock
  • 8 oz. can Diced Tomato
  • 3 tbs. Corn Starch, dissolved in ¼ cup water
  • Cooked Pasta
  • Salt and Pepper to Taste

Add olive oil, sausage, onion and garlic in bottom of soup pot for four minutes

Add leeks, carrots, celery, squash, and continue to saute for five additional minutes

Add remaining ingredients except for cornstarch and let simmer for 10 minutes

Garnish with fresh chopped spinach and parmesan cheese