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Italian Sausage Soup

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Italian Sausage Soup
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Ingredients 15
  • Servings 10
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Ingredients

  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1/2 lb lean Italian turkey sausage, casings removed
  • 2 large russet potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 4 cups)
  • 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3 1/2 cups Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups chopped fresh spinach or kale leaves
  • 1 can (15 or 19 oz) Progresso™ cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup fat-free half-and-half or regular half-and-half

Directions

  • 1
    In 4-quart nonstick saucepan or Dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp; drain on paper towel. Crumble bacon; set aside. Remove and discard drippings from saucepan.
  • 2
    In same saucepan, cook sausage over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink. Drain well on paper towels; set aside.
  • 3
    In same saucepan, mix potatoes, onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, bouillon granules, pepper, pepper flakes, broth and water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cook uncovered about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 4
    Stir in bacon, sausage, spinach and beans. Cook 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes and spinach are tender. Stir in half-and-half; cook just until heated.

Nutrition Information

210 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 11g Protein, 28g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
50
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
810mg
34%
Potassium
700mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4g
19%
Sugars
4g
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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