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PCLinuxOS Recipe Corner Bonus:

Pizza Soup

Serves: 12


1 pound of beef
1 pound of spicy Italian sausage
1 large onion, chopped
1 large green pepper, chopped
1 can (16oz) crushed or diced tomatoes, drained*
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 jar (16 oz) salsa
1 jar (12 oz) pizza sauce
1 package (8 oz) sliced pepperoni
1 package (8 oz) sliced mushrooms
2 cups water
1 tablespoon pizza seasoning or Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper


2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
1 can (4 ounces) sliced ripe black olives
4 green onions, scissor cut
Optional: red pepper flakes to taste


In a Dutch oven, cook the beef, sausage, onion, green pepper and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain.

Stir in the salsa, mushrooms, pizza sauce, pepperoni, tomatoes, water, Pizza seasoning or Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until heated through, about 20 minutes.

Use a ladle to scoop soup in a bowl. Garnish with sliced black olives and green onions. Sprinkle it with mozzarella cheese and red pepper flakes to taste. Serve and enjoy this savory pizza flavored soup.


Can be cooked in a slow-cooker. Brown meat, onions, green pepper, and garlic and drain. Put in slow-cooker and combine the rest of the ingredients, except for the toppings, stir well and cook on low heat for 6-7 hours. Served as above.

Can be served with Croutons, Crusty Bread, Cheese Bread, Garlic Bread, or Grilled Cheese.

* Substitute tomatoes with fire roasted tomatoes to add complexity.

Can be frozen for up to 3 months. To reheat, allow thawing in the fridge overnight and then microwave, or heat in a pan on the stove top.


Calories: 232         Carbs: 25.3g         Fiber: 5.6g         Sodium: 1040mg         Protein:8.9g

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