Each ladle is full of vegetables, soft noodles, and savory sausage. Serve with a warm slice of sourdough bread.
2 tablespoons butter
1 pound sausage, diced
1 onion, chopped
2 cups sliced celery
2 cups sliced mushrooms
2 carrots, sliced
1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
3 teaspoons beef base or bouillon granules
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 cups water
8 ounces uncooked noodles, any style
- In a large kettle melt butter, add diced sausage, chopped onion, sliced celery, sliced mushrooms, sliced carrots, chopped green bell pepper and chopped garlic clove. Cook until tender and the sausage is browned.
- Add beef base, thyme, marjoram, and pepper. Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
- Prepare noodles according to package directions. Drain. Stir into the soup and serve hot.
Makes 6 servings.