Very Quick Sausage and Vegetable Soup
Combine the broth, undrained tomatoes, and water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir in the potatoes, vegetables, sausage, pepper, and salt to taste. Return to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 5 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese when in bowls.
* Prep time: 15 minutes; cooking time: 20 minutes
While the grated parmesan cheese is considered optional for this recipe, it is highly recommended.