Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Another great comfort food!! (Italian Style)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 ounces spicy Italian turkey sausage, cooked and sliced into 1/4 inch thick slices
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans cannellini beans (or any white bean...northern, navy etc)
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans nonfat chicken broth
  • 1 cup seeded and coarsely chopped plum tomato (3 or 4 tomatoes)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 7 12 cups kale (10 to 12 oz) or 7 12 cups spinach, coarsely chopped (10 to 12 oz)


  1. In a large sauce pan cook onion and garlic in hot oil about 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
  2. Stir in beans, broth, tomatoes and marjarom.
  3. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  4. Simmer covered for 15 minutes.
  5. Stir in cooked sausage, kale or spinach simmer for about 5 minutes more or until kale is tender.
  6. Season to taste with pepper.


Most Helpful

This was good. I doctored it up a bit. Used all chicken broth, added some parm cheese and red pepper. Thank you for the recipe !

Valerie in Florida August 14, 2006

This soup is so good. I made it exactly as written, only I added a bit of milk in the end. My dh loved it and asked for menot to lose the recipe. Thanks for sharing this great soup - and it was quick and easy to boot.

Liz Fresh Plate April 17, 2005

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