Spinach, Bean and Pasta Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 106.1
  • Total Fat: 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 4.2 mg
  • Sodium: 262.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 6.7 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    1 Tbsp olive oil
    1 spicy or mild Italian or chorizo sausage, crumbled, optional
    1 onion, diced
    3 garlic cloves, crushed
    2 cups water
    3/4 cup uncooked fusilli or other small pasta
    1 (14 oz) can tomato sauce
    1 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable stock
    1 tsp dried oregano or basil
    8 cups fresh spinach, washed and coarsely torn or chopped
    1 (19 oz) can white or red kideny beans, rinsed and drained
    Freshly grated Parmesan cheese, for sprinkling (optional)


In a large pot set over medium heat, heat the oil an saute the sausage until it is no longer pink. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes, until soft.

Add the water, pasta, tomato sauce, stock, and oregano. Salt and pepper to taste. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 15 minutes, until the pasta is tender. Add the spinach and beans and cook for another 3-5 minutes. If it seems too thick, thin it with a little extra stock, tomato juice or water.

Ladle into bowls and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese while it is still hot.

Serves 12

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GREENLEE25.

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  • Very Good
    Made it tonight for a party and got a LOT of compliments. I used the entire package of turkey sausage (1.25 lbs), but other than that I didn't change anything. Very tasty. Will make again. - 1/15/10

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