Pasta Fagioli Soup
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Servings: 5 servings
  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • 1/2 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed, crumbled
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup fresh spinach leaves, cut as desired
  • 5 teaspoons shredded Parmesan cheese
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1. In a large saucepan, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain, remove from pan and set aside.
  2. 2. In the same pan, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; saute 1 minute longer.
  3. 3. Add the water, beans, tomatoes, broth, macaroni and pepper; bring to a boil.
  4. 4. Cook, uncovered, until macaroni is tender, 8-10 minutes.
  5. 5. Reduce heat to low; stir in sausage and spinach. Cook until spinach is wilted, 2-3 minutes. Garnish with cheese.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This soup is very good and has great nutritional content.