Lasagna Soup | Garlic Cheese Bread

Prep and cook time: 30 minutes

per serving: 486 calories; 35 grams protein; 20 grams total fat; 3 grams fiber; 8 grams saturated fat; 40 grams carbohydrates; 111 mgs cholesterol; 1125 mgs sodium; 12 WW points plus

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Lasagna Soup

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 pound ground sweet Italian sausage

coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

1 yellow onion finely chopped

2 carrots peeled and grated

4 garlic clove(s) finely chopped

2 cups water

4 cups chicken broth

1 28-ounce can Italian crushed tomatoes

8 lasagna noodles broken into jagged pieces

1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Instructions


[1]
In a soup pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the meat, season with salt and pepper and cook until browned, 3-4 minutes.
[2]
Stir in the onion, carrots and garlic and cook until softened, 5-7 minutes. Stir in water, the chicken broth and tomatoes; cover and bring to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente, about 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with Parmesan.

Garlic Cheese Bread

Ingredients

1/2 loaf French bread

1/4 cup olive oil

2 teaspoons garlic, minced

1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

2 tablespoons Italian parsley chopped

Instructions

Preheat broiler to high.
[1]
Slice bread in half lengthwise. In a small bowl, mix together oil and garlic. Place bread on a baking sheet. Brush cut sides with garlic oil, sprinkle with parsley and cover with cheese.
[2]
Broil until cheese melts and just begins to brown. Slice and serve.