Sausage Soup with Kluski Noodles

Sausage Soup with Kluski Noodles


1 lb. Sweet Italian Sausage links

1 cup onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves
2 Tbsp. sausage fat

8 cups beef broth
1 cup water
¾ cup red wine
4 large tomatoes, peeled and diced*
1½ cup carrots, sliced
3 Tbsp. fresh basil, chopped
1 tsp. dried oregano
8 oz. tomato sauce

8 oz. Mrs. Miller’s Kluski Noodles

1 ½ cups zucchini, sliced


Brown sausage links in a 5-quart Dutch oven. Remove the sausage casings, slice, and set aside. Reserve 2 Tbsp. of fat. Sauté onion, and garlic cloves in reserved fat. Combine beef broth, water, red wine, tomatoes, carrots, basil, oregano, and tomato sauce with sautéed onions and browned sausage. Boil for 15 minutes.

Add Noodles and boil for 15 more minutes. Add zucchini and boil for 10 more minutes

Note: To peel tomatoes, cut an "X" into each tomato and drop it in to boiling liquid for a few minutes. The peeling will slide off. One can of diced tomatoes may be substituted for fresh tomatoes.