Adapted from Allrecipes.com
12 oz Italian sausage
8 cups water
2 tbsp vegetable broth powder
2 tbsp onion soup mix
4 large potatoes, cubed
salt and pepper to taste
1 bunch fresh spinach, washed and chopped
8 oz penne pasta
Brown sausage in frying pan. In large pot, combine sausage, water, broth powder, soup mix and potatoes. Cook on medium heat until potatoes are just tender, about 20-30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
Meanwhile cook pasta according to package directions, until al dente. Drain.
Add spinach and pasta to soup. Continue cooking until spinach is lightly cooked, about 5-10 minutes more.