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White Bean Soup with Sausage & Spinach

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 cup of onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup of carrots, halved lengthwise and cut into half moons
  • 14 oz. of smoked turkey sausage, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/2” half moons
  • 5 cups of low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 2 {15.8 oz.} cans of great northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 6 oz. of fresh spinach

Instructions

  1. Heat a large saucepan over medium high heat.
  2. Add olive oil and chopped onion. Saute for 5 minutes or until onions are translucent.
  3. Next add minced garlic cloves, saute for 30 seconds.
  4. Add carrots, halved lengthwise and then cut into half moons, to pot. Saute for 3 minutes to soften carrots.
  5. Then add smoked turkey sausage, halved lengthwise and then cut into 1/2″ pieces or half moons. Saute for 5 -7 minutes to slightly brown the sausages.
  6. Reduce heat to medium and add low sodium chicken broth, dried Italian seasoning, black pepper, and Great Northern Beans.
  7. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer for 10 minutes.
  8. Place 2 cups of the soup in food processor or blender and process until smooth.
  9. Return pureed mixture to pot and simmer for 5 minutes.
  10. Remove soup from heat and stir in spinach until it wilts.


Notes

{Recipe adapted by Cooking Light