Italian Sausage Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Italian Sausage Soup recipe? Learn how to make Italian Sausage Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kristin_78

Makes 10 servings



I couldn't find Italian turkey sausage at our store so I used Italian chicken sausage. Also the original recipe called for cannelini beans, but I couldn't find those either. I substitute Great Northern White beans, but you could also use Navy beans (white).

Recipe Ingredients for Italian Sausage Soup

15 g bacon
1/2 lb Italian turkey sausage, casings removed
4 c russet potatoes, cubed
1 c chopped onion,
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
4 cups water
3 1/2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
4 cups chopped fresh kale or swiss chard
15 oz great northern beans, drained & rinsed
1 cup fat-free half-and-half

Recipe Directions for Italian Sausage Soup

  1. In 4-quart nonstick saucepan or Dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp; drain on paper towel. Crumble bacon; set aside. Remove and discard drippings from saucepan.

  2. In same saucepan, cook sausage over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink. Drain well on paper towels; set aside.

  3. In same saucepan, mix potatoes, onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, pepper flakes, water and broth. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cook uncovered about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  4. Stir in bacon, sausage, kale and beans. Cook 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes and kale are tender. Stir in half-and-half; cook just until heated.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 356.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
168
Calories from Fat
33
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.7g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
621mg
26%
Potassium
551mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
22.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.0g
16%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
11.3g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 8% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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