Simple Sausage & Spinach Soup Recipe

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One of my favorite parts about winter is making homemade soup. I discovered how easy it is to make soup just a few years ago and every winter as the temperatures drop I pull out my slow cooker, pots, and pans and start cooking. Not only do I enjoy eating homemade soup but I like being able to control the amount of sodium as well. We use no- or low- sodium broth and have been happy to find it’s just as flavorful without all that sodium.

The other day I made a delicious sausage & spinach soup. It was so simple and so good I can’t wait to make it again. Normally I make my soup in the slow cooker but this time I decided to see how it would taste on the stove top  Logan helped me chop the fresh spinach really small so it would be easy for the kids to eat. Dave and I wouldn’t mind if the spinach was a bit bigger next time. Also, I think it would be just as good with kielbasa if that’s what you have on hand.

Either way it’s a great soup that’s easy, delicious, hearty, and filling especially on a cold winter day.

Simple Sausage & Spinach Soup

Sausage & Spinach Soup - 2 Wired 2 TiredMakes 5 Servings


  • 1/2 pound Italian sausage cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 4 cups of low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups of noodles, cooked
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 1 cup frozen carrots
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • cooking spray


  1. Spray a saucepan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook until browned, stirring often. Pour off any fat.
  2. Pour in the rest of the ingredients except noodles and heat to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes.
  3. Add noodles and serve with bread and butter or crackers.

What about you? What’s your favorite winter soup?

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  1. This looks great for all this cold weather we’re having.

  2. I make homemade soup up to twice a week in the winter and am always looking for new recipes! I actually have some sausage in the freezer now. I’ll be trying this one – thank you!

  3. Rich Hicks says:

    this is pretty straight forward to make. Will give it a try as it looks really good!

  4. Holly Trudeau says:

    This sounds so delicious! I loveee spinach & I’m constantly looking for new soup recipes in the winter! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    I Love Homemade Soups Especially In THe Winter! Looks Great ! THanks For Sharing The Recipe !:)

  6. I love sausage soup – I usually make one that is similar to the Zuppa Toscana at Olive Garden.

  7. This looks delicious! I want to make this. Thank you for the recipe!

  8. Thomas Murphy says:

    This looks so good! Thanks for the recipe

  9. Two of my favorites in one bowl. Spinach is my favorite veggie and to have it with sausage is even better. Thanks for the recipe.

  10. This actually looks pretty darn good. very colorful too

  11. Joni Mason says:

    This reminds me of one of the Olive Garden’s soups. I can’t wait to make this! Thanks for sharing!!!

  12. Soup is great in the winter, especially after shoveling snow or a run. What’s nice about it is you can make it however you like or with whatever you have on hand!

  13. Ooh that does look yummy! And it combines my two favorite things – spinach and sausage! I will definitely be trying out this recipe! Pinned & Shared too!

  14. Evelyn Goettner says:

    I love homemade soups especially in the winter with a nice piece of crusty bread. This recipe looks so good! I’m definitely going to be making this tomorrow. Thanks for sharing!

  15. Ooh this sounds really good Tesa. I love soups so much in the winter. I just made my fav…homemade veggie beef!

  16. I am like you, i love making homemade soups in the winter. This looks great. Thanks for the recipe.

  17. stephanie says:

    looks yummy i wanna try this

  18. I love homemade chicken noodle soup. Mom use to make homemade tomatoe soup in the fall with left over tomtoes, that was soooooo good.

  19. Two of my favorite things: sausage and spinach! This looks fantastic.

  20. OMG that looks delicious!! Thanks for the recipe!

  21. Wanda McHenry says:

    I saw this in your newsletter, but didn’t get to it until now. I am on the hunt for new types of soup recipes instead of the old chicken noodle, etc. I’ll have to give this a try. Thanks!

  22. That sounds really good! I use low sodium broth too, and it’s nice to see someone else use it.

  23. I love chili. I try to keep some in the freezer all winter. A few days ago, I made homemade chicken broth. I was very pleased with how it came out and will look for opportunities to do it again and freeze the broth.

  24. This sounds great! I just made a different recipe that uses Italian sausage and have some links left over and was wondering how to use them. This would be perfect for that!

  25. Oh what a super simple recipe. I have to pin this for use later. Great for those winter colds.

  26. Stacey Cockrell says:

    That looks so good for a cold rainy day like today.

  27. That looks yummy! I am definitely adding to my pinboard to make in the near future! Thanks for sharing!

  28. Looks like a really easy recipe! I don’t eat sausage, but I’ll definitely pass it on to my boyfriend. He’s the meat eater.

  29. I love soups, too! Healthy usually from all the veggies and low fat.

  30. Looks delicious! I love soups!

  31. I’m pretty addicted to soups right now. They just make winter seem so much more bearable. And the smell wafting through the house as it simmers is just amazing. I can’t wait to try this one!

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