19 Reviews

Wow! What a complex blend of flavors and textures. This soup is absolutely delicious and so easy to put together. I made 1/2 recipe and used slices of chicken italian sausage to make it healthier. I also omitted the red pepper flakes as my family doesn't like spicy. This is definitely a new favorite. Thanks for posting!

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Chris from Kansas November 29, 2011

Excellent quick and hearty recipe. Recommend making only half, it still provides a lot of soup.

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ksummers35 November 11, 2009

I made 1/2 recipe, and it was just enough for hubby and I times 2 (so I had some for the freezer.) I used mild Italian sausage, and the amount of hot pepper heat was just right, so if you use hot sausage, you may want to reduce the pepper flakes a bit. I did use the larger amount of broth, and it was just right. I also used frozen spinach. I used 1/2 box for the 1/2 recipe, and it seemed about right to me. If you make the full recipe, a whole box should work just fine. I also used dry pre-cooked beans, and I used about 1/2 pound of dry beans (that were then cooked.) This was very tasty and got hubby's full approval. Try it, you'll like it.

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Cook In Southwest August 05, 2015

Kittencal, I swear....I have just never had a bad or even so-so recipe from you! We loved this soup. Had my in-laws over for dinner and they inhaled it too. So tasty. I did cut the recipe in half, and that still made enough for dinner for 4 with left overs for lunch tomorrow. Love the fresh spinach in it. Bet it's going to be even better tomorrow! Thanks, lady!

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Angel91805 May 28, 2015

We really liked this soup. I omitted the carrot...didn't want it in there. I made the pasta apart from the soup so that I could make fresh pasta when we reheated the leftovers. Thank you for a great recipe!

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nisea916 September 27, 2014

Very nice soup. We loved it. Used 10 oz fresh spinach. I used chicken Italian sausage (1 lb) and cut up chicken breast cut up. (1 lb)

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Esther in Atlanta, GA January 18, 2014

5 stars for sure. Everyone loves it. Even kids.

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susan.towne January 13, 2010

LOVE this soup. The flavor is amazing and I will make it again and again. We fought over the leftovers.

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Cake Baker August 24, 2009

Excellent recipe and very easy to make. Will definitely make it again.

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Shellymoore959 February 23, 2009

I followed this as it is written except I did not add carrots and I used green onion. We all loved it.

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Darcien007 December 22, 2008
Italian Sausage Bean and Spinach Soup