Cozy Sausage and Ravioli Soup

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This Cozy Sausage and Ravioli Soup is such a simple soup to make. It is ready in about 30 minutes, which makes it perfect for a busy evening when you want something hearty and cozy on the table quick!

Making the Soup

I used a spicy Italian sausage for our soup, but if you prefer something a little more mild, go for it! Also, I used a Lodge enamel Dutch oven for this soup, and you can tell, this pan has been well-loved! I use this thing all the time!

hot Italian sausage being cooked in an enameled dutch oven

Start adding in your veggies you will cook with the sausage- onions, celery, carrots and garlic.

onions and garlic on hot Italian sausage being cooked

Cook until the sausage is done.

hot Italian sausage being cooked in enamel Dutch oven

Add in your water and bring to a boil. If you prefer, you can use a chicken or veggies stock. I think there is enough flavor in the sausage and veggies, water is fine!

Cozy Sausage and Ravioli Soup being cooked in an enamel Dutch oven

The last veggies I add in are the mushrooms, zucchini, and spinach. I add them last as I don’t want them to get too mushy. They only take about 5 minutes to cook!

mushrooms and zucchini added to a Cozy Sausage and Ravioli Soup

The last step is your ravioli. If they are fresh, I bought these in the refrigerated section, they should cook within minutes! Then add in your evaporated milk and you are done! The soup will be really hot and the milk will heat up in no time!

Cozy Sausage and Ravioli Soup cooking in enamel Dutch oven

The Finished Cozy Sausage and Ravioli Soup

Here is the finished soup. It is cozy, hearty, and so delicious you will want to come back for more!

Cozy Sausage and Ravioli Soup in ceramic bowl with ingredients on the surface

We served our soup with pita and a little bit of parmesan sprinkled on top. Perfection in simplicity!

Cozy Sausage and Ravioli Soup in ceramic bowl
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5 from 3 votes

Cozy Sausage and Ravioli Soup

This simple to make soup is hearty and full of flavor, perfect for these cold evenings!
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword hearty soups, sausage and pasta soup, sausage and ravioli soup, soup ideas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Amy- A Red Spatula

Ingredients

  • 1 pound hot Italian sausage you can use mild too if you prefer.
  • 1 cup onions chopped
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 1 cup carrots diced
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt this is a variable, you will taste towards the end and decide if more is needed.
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1-2 teaspoons crushed red pepper optional, but we love the kick!
  • 4 cups spinach or kale
  • 3 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups zucchini sliced
  • 1 package ravioli or tortellini We use the family size cheese ravioli, but use ravioli or tortellini of choice.
  • 1 15 ounce can evaporated milk

Instructions

  • Heat large pot or enameled Dutch oven over medium heat until it is hot.
    Add in your sausage, onions, celery, carrots, and garlic. Cook, stirring to break up until the sausage is no longer pink.
    Add in water, Italian seasoning, salt, black pepper, and crushed red pepper if you are using to pan. Turn heat to high and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Allow to boil for about 7-10 minutes.
    Add in mushrooms, spinach, and zucchini. Allow to continue to boil another 5-10 minutes. Taste for seasoning and adjust as needed.
    Add in ravioli and cook another 3-5 minutes.
    Remove from heat and add in your can of evaporated milk.
    The soup is ready to serve!!
    We love it with some type of bread (of course we are carb lovers). A hearty whole grain is perfect, or ciabatta, french bread, or even pita like we served it with here.
    This soup is best the day it is made, but can also be reheated. Just know the pasta will not hold well with the reheating. My hubby didn't mind that though, and he enjoyed it the day after!
    Now, sit back and enjoy. You deserve it!

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Cynthia | 17th Oct 20

    5 stars
    Y’all. Amy wasn’t kidding when she said this was cozy and quick (especially when prepping the veggies beforehand). I used spicy italian sausage and added extra red pepper flakes and it definitely had a nice little kick – so much so my nose was sweating a little while eating 😁 It’s a perfect fall or winter recipe!

    • admin | 17th Oct 20

      I am so glad you enjoyed the soup Cynthia!It is a family favorite for sure and we love it as spicy as you do!!

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