Family Meal

One-Pot Creamy Primavera Orzo and Sausage Soup

with croutons

Prep & Cook Time: 50-60 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 5 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

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In Your Box (serves 4)

  • 16 oz. Italian Pork Sausage Links
  • 2 Zucchini
  • 8 oz. Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes
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    4 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
  • Info
    6 oz. Orzo Pasta
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    2 oz. Seasoned Croutons
  • 2 oz. Dark Brown Sherry Cooking Wine
  • 3 Tbsp. Tomato Paste
  • 4 tsp. Mirepoix Broth Concentrate
  • 4 Garlic Cloves
Contains: Sulfites
Food intolerance information

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1 Large Pot

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim zucchini ends, quarter, and cut into 1/2" dice.

    Mince garlic.

    Remove Italian sausage from casing, if necessary.

  2. 2

    Cook the Sausage

    Place a large pot over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add sausage to hot pot and break up until no pink remains and sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 5-7 minutes.

    Remove sausage to a plate. Reserve pot; no need to wipe clean.

  3. 3

    Start the Soup

    Return pot used to cook sausage to medium heat.

    Add garlic and 3 Tbsp. tomato paste to hot pot. Stir constantly until fragrant, 30-60 seconds.

    Add sherry and stir occasionally, scraping bottom of pot to loosen any brown bits, until liquid is reduced by half, 1-2 minutes.

  4. 4

    Finish the Soup

    Add diced tomatoes, mirepoix base, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 5 cups water to pot. Bring to a boil.

    Once boiling, stir in zucchini and orzo. Return to a boil.

    Once boiling, stir occasionally until orzo is tender, 8-10 minutes.

    Stir in cream base and sausage until combined and heated through, 5-8 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with croutons. Bon appétit!

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