Italian Soup With Dumplings
Soups and Stews
Gerber’s Amish Farm Chicken Sausage – Sweet Italian, casing removed, or ground Gerber’s Chicken
medium onion, sliced
1 (28-ounce) can
no-salt added, peeled tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1 (15-1/2-ounce) can
kidney beans, undrained
dried basil leaves
dried oregano leaves
uncooked cream of rice hot cereal
cholesterol-free egg product
1 (10-ounce) package
frozen cut green beans, thawed
medium zucchini, sliced
In a large heavy pot, over medium heat, brown sausage, stirring to break up meat; drain excess fat.
Add onions and 1 clove garlic; cook until tender.
Stir in tomatoes, kidney beans, 3 cups of water, 1-1/2 teaspoons basil and 1 teaspoon oregano; cover.
Simmer for 20 minutes.
In a medium saucepan over medium heat, heat remaining water to a boil. Sprinkle in cereal.
Cook for 1 minute; stirring constantly; remove from heat.
Cover; let stand for 4 minutes.
Beat in egg product, remaining garlic, basil and oregano.
Stir green beans and zucchini into soup.
Drop dumpling batter by rounded tablespoonfuls onto simmering soup; cover. Simmer for 10-12 minutes or until dumplings are done.
Serve hot, garnished with parsley.