Italian Sausage Soup

1 lb bulk mild Italian sausage
1 large onion, chopped
1 tsp Racconto Chopped Garlic
2 medium carrots, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 (24 oz) jar Bella Terra Roasted Garlic Diced Tomatoes1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp crushed dried rosemary
1 bay leaf
1 tsp crushed dried oregano
1/4 tsp crushed dried thyme
3 (14 oz) cans chicken broth
1/2 cup Racconto Orzo pastaRacconto Grated Parmesan Cheese


Brown sausage, onion, and garlic in a skillet; drain.

Add all remaining ingredients except orzo and Parmesan to a slow cooker (crock pot) and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours

Increase heat to high and add orzo; simmer for 20 minutes. Serve with grated Parmesan on top and some crusty bread.

Total Prep Time: 4-8 hours in a slow cooker
Serves: 4