You are here: Home » Recipes » Italian Sausage and Clam Soup Italian Sausage and Clam Soup Recipe by Coco's Italian Market Yield 6 Prep 10 minutes Cook 45 minutes Italian sausage and clams team up in this hearty soup. PrintEmail Ingredients 3/4 pound hot Italian sausage, casings removed1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce1 (15-ounce) can tomatoes, chopped8 ounces fresh mushrooms, chopped1 cup water1 (8-ounce) bottle clam juice4 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed1 tablespoon dried parsley1 cup shucked clams or 1 (10-ounce) can whole baby clams, rinsed, drained Instructions Brown sausage in a 4-quart pot; drain. Add tomato sauce, undrained tomatoes, mushrooms, water, clam juice, garlic, parsley and basil. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat. Cover and simmer 30 minutes, adding clams during last 5 minutes of cooking. Serve with crusty Italian bread. Recipe courtesy of Coco’s Italian Market, Nashville, Tenn.