Lenticchie (Italian Lentil-Sausage Stew)An Italian tradition is to serve Lenticche at midnight on New Year's Eve, to bring good fortune. The lentils symbolize little coins.
Robust Italian SoupCrumble brown and drain sausage; set aside. Cook macaroni according to package directions and drain; set aside. Combine tomato sauce, chicken broth, seasonings and sausage in a soup kettle.
Toscana SoupA rich, nutritious soup with sausage, potatoes and kale
Italian Ravioli StewIn a 4-quart slow cooker, combine all ingredients except ravioli; mix well and cover. Cook on LOW setting for 6 hours or until vegetables are tender. Before serving, increase heat to HIGH setting.
Minestrone SoupRecipes for making Minestrone Soup.