Bean and Greens Soup with Spicy Sausage

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 162.4
  • Total Fat: 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 18.0 mg
  • Sodium: 661.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 13.0 g

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Introduction

Make this hearty filling mix of Southern Flavors in just one hour! Make this hearty filling mix of Southern Flavors in just one hour!
Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    3 links Jenny-O hot Italian Turkey Sausage( or comp hot sausage)
    1 small onion- chopped
    1 Tble olive oil
    2 Tbls Balsamc Vinegar
    One 10oz can Mild Rotel Tomatoes( or if you like a kick use regular)
    14.5 oz can white or Cannelli Beans- rinsed well and drained
    2 14 oz cans black beans(divided) both rinsed well and drained
    6-8 cups water
    ten oz package frozen spinach
    3 Tbls raw cilantro( chopped)
    1 Tbls onion powder
    1 teas ground cumin
    .5 cup fage 0 plain yogurt( or any fat free thick style greek yogurt)
    2 Tbls lime juice

Directions

Brown sausage in non stick pan breaking into small bits.(about 5 min) When brown set aside.

In same pan place onion, vinegar and oil and brown until vinegar is evaporated and onion is translucent(about 5 min)

Using a fork- loosely mash 1 can of the black beans

Add the mashed black beans, the white beans, the remaining can umashed black beans and all remaining ingredients EXCEPT YOGURT..to large stock pot and simmer 30 minutes until slightly reduced and thickened,

Taste- if it is too spicy add the yogurt- if not you can omit the yogurt...or you can also add additional hot sauce salt and pepper if desired.

Serve with mexican cornbread and and a salad or sliced avacado. You can also top with cheese of you like.



Serving Size: makes 10 one cup servings

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BIGOLEDIVA.

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  • Can't WAIT to try this -- thanks for sending it in. You can also try replacing the sausage w Brandt brand extra lean Kolbasa sausage (100 cal/3 oz) -- it is very tasty. - 4/14/11

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