Italian Minestra With Sausages

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Recipe by Gilda L

Ready, Set, Cook! Special Edition Contest Entry: A hearty Italian soup chock full of vegetables with lots of big flavors. So easy since it is a one-pot meal! Other greens may be substituted for the cabbage: kale, endive, Swiss chard. Your choice.

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  1. Poke sausages on several sides with a fork. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add sausages and water and cook until water has evaporated and sausages are browned. Add olive oil, onion, cabbage, garlic, Simply Potatoes, carrot and celery to the pot. Cook until the cabbage is wilted. Add chicken broth, tomatoes and garbanzo beans. Bring to boil, then reduce to simmer with lid askew and cook for 30 minutes. Stir in spinach and cook just until it is wilted. Ladle steaming minestra into bowls and pass the Romano cheese to sprinkle on top. Serve with chunks of Italian bread.

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