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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 227.2
  • Total Fat: 13.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 28.6 mg
  • Sodium: 957.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.4 g
  • Protein: 13.4 g

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Winter White Bean and Italian Sausage Soup

Submitted by: FEATHEREDPINES
Winter White Bean and Italian Sausage Soup

Introduction

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Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    1 tsp. minced garlic
    1/2 tsp. extra light virgin olive oil
    4 cups low sodium chicken broth
    3 cups cooked white beans - or one 15 oz. can Great Northern or Cannellini beans, rinsed
    1 lb. Italian sausage, cooked and rinsed
    1 tsp. dried basil or 4 minced leaves fresh basil
    2 cups diced tomatoes
    1 10 oz. pkg. frozen spinach
    1 tsp. Parmesan cheese

Directions

1. Sautee garlic in olive oil.

2. Add sauteed garlic to 4 cups of chicken broth.

3. Add white beans to chicken broth and bring to boil for 5 minutes. Option: for creamy soup use hand blender and puree beans into broth.

4. Add remaining ingredients and simmer.

5. Serve topped with Parmesan cheese.

Note: You can make the soup slimmer by using Italian turkey sausage. You can decrease the sodium by using dried and cooked beans instead of canned and rinsed.

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FEATHEREDPINES.






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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was DELICIOUS! So hearty and flavorful...my son doesn't even like soup but he LOVED this! I added a cup of chopped onion just because I had some that I wanted to use up. - 10/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Scrumptious. Sausage isn't always evil! - 2/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This hit the spot. Very much like Italian Wedding soup. It was really really delicious. - 1/22/09

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  • This is a really good, hearty soup. Perfect on those cold, wintry days! And what's even better is that it's so, so quick to make. I threw in fresh spinach because I had it. - 1/15/12

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  • My husband loved this soup. Knowing me, I probably added more garlic and and some onions! - 12/17/11

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  • wonderful recipe, I added some leftover sauteed mushrooms and onions and a diced red pepper, delicious!!!
    - 10/14/11

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  • very good - I subbed bok choy for the spinach. next time I'll had a pinch of red chile powder, too - 7/6/11

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  • A Favorite! - 5/11/11

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  • I made this last night for dinner and it was delicious! I used an Italian sausage from HEB (made from ground chicken with spinach, feta) and 5 cloves of garlic minced. It's in my recipe book as a keeper! - 2/25/11

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  • This soup is AMAZING!!!! I served it with italian chicken sausage and it was delicious. Thanks for a great recipe, will make again. - 1/12/11

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  • Very good. Yes, much like italian wedding soup without the little plasta. You have to like spinach and cooked tomatoes, so DH wouldn't try it. But I really liked it. Good thing, since I'll be taking leftivers to work! - 12/30/10

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  • I love this recipe! I have made it a few times! I use Italian turkey sausage in place of the pork. - 1/20/10

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  • I have all the ingredients to make this tomorrow night. Looks great. Thanks for the recipe. - 12/26/09

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