North Woods Bean Soup

Recipe by Asha1126
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    cup baby carrots, halved
  • 1
    cup chopped onion
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 7
    ounces turkey kielbasa, halved lenghtwise and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4
    cups fat-free low-sodium chicken broth
  • 12
    teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 12
    teaspoon black pepper
  • 2
    (15 7/8 ounce) cans great northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1
    (6 ounce) bag fresh baby spinach leaves
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat a large saucepan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.
  • Add carrots, onion, garlic, and kielbasa and saute 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Reduce heat to medium and cook 5 minutes.
  • Add broth, seasoning and beans.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
  • Place two cups of soup in a blender, process until smooth.
  • Return the pureed mixture to pan and simmer an additional 5 minutes.
  • Remove soup from heat.
  • Add the spinach, stirring until spinach wilts.
  • Enjoy.
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