Slow-Cooker Easy Italian Sausage Vegetable Soup

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 9 hr 45 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 7 servings

Ingredients

1/2
lb. bulk Italian pork sausage
1
cup sliced fresh carrots
1
large baking potato, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1
garlic clove, minced
2
(14-oz.) cans beef broth
1
(15-oz.) can garbanzo beans or Chickpeas, drained
1
(14.5-oz.) can pasta-style chunky tomatoes, undrained
1 1/2
cups water
1/2
teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1
bay leaf
1
cup julienne-cut (2x1/8x1/8-inch) zucchini
1/4
cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese, if desired

Directions

  1. 1 Cook sausage in large skillet until no longer pink, stirring frequently. Drain. In 3 1/2 or 4-quart slow cooker, combine cooked sausage and all remaining ingredients except zucchini and cheese; stir gently to mix.
  2. 2 Cover; cook on Low setting for 7 to 9 hours.
  3. 3 About 30 minutes before serving, remove and discard bay leaf from soup. Gently stir in zucchini. Cover; cook an additional 30 minutes or until zucchini is tender.
  4. 4 To serve, ladle soup into individual bowls. Sprinkle with cheese.

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