Hearty and Delicious Sausage White Bean Soup Recipe

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Hearty and Delicious Sausage White Bean Soup Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
60mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 18, 2023

This Sausage White Bean Soup is a warm and hearty dish that is perfect for chilly evenings. Made with flavorful Italian sausage, tender white beans, and a variety of vegetables, this soup is a satisfying meal on its own. With a cooking time of just 40 minutes, you can have a delicious homemade soup on the table in no time. Serve with crusty bread or a side salad for a complete and comforting dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat.
  2. Add the Italian sausage and cook, breaking it up with a spoon, until browned and cooked through.
  3. Remove the sausage from the pot and set aside.
  4. In the same pot, add the diced onion, carrots, celery, and minced garlic.
  5. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.
  6. Add the cooked sausage back to the pot.
  7. Pour in the chicken broth, drained white beans, diced tomatoes, dried thyme, and dried rosemary.
  8. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  9. Bring the soup to a simmer and let it cook for 20-25 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  10. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  11. Serve the soup hot, garnished with chopped fresh parsley.

Interesting Facts

  • White beans are a great source of fiber and protein, making this soup a nutritious choice.
  • You can customize this soup by adding other vegetables like spinach or kale.
  • This soup can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days, making it a convenient option for meal prepping.