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Smoked Sausage, White Bean and Spinach Soup

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It's definitely soup season and one of my family's favorite soups is this Smoked Sausage, White Bean and Spinach Soup. Will warm you right up!

Soup is one of my go-to foods when I feel that I need to reset and recharge my eating habits. It’s filling, it’s healthy (if you make it healthy, of course) and it’s usually really easy to pull together any day of the week. One of my favorite soups to make is this Smoked Sausage, White Bean and Spinach Soup.

This soup is filled with staple ingredients that I almost always have in my pantry and fridge. Beans and basic veggies like carrots, celery and onions are really essential ingredients to almost all of my soups so I try to always have them on hand. I love using this chicken apple sausage and usually have a few packages in the freezer (it takes no time at all to defrost!). It really does make for a perfect weeknight soup and leftovers are great for lunch the next day.

It's definitely soup season and one of my family's favorite soups is this Smoked Sausage, White Bean and Spinach Soup. Will warm you right up!

I’m all about leftovers for lunch the next day.

Hope you are all having a great week!

It's definitely soup season and one of my family's favorite soups is this Smoked Sausage, White Bean and Spinach Soup. Will warm you right up!

Print Recipe

Smoked Sausage, White Bean and Spinach Soup

Yield: about 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 links Apple Chicken Sausage, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic, minced
  • 2 celery, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 15 oz cans Bush's Cannelini Beans, with liquid
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 10 oz bag fresh spinach
  • big pinch coarse salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken sausage to pot and brown for 3-4 minutes. Add onion, garlic, celery and carrots to pot and cook for 3-4 minutes until vegetables start to soften. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add beans, water and chicken broth to pot. Bring to a slow boil, then reduce down to low-medium heat. Let simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in fresh spinach. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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13 Responses to “Smoked Sausage, White Bean and Spinach Soup”

  1. Erica posted January 6, 2016 at 8:14 am

    Soup is so good this time of year. And it is such a great way to use up what you have. This one looks extra delicious! Love that brand of sausage!

  2. Sandy @ RE posted January 6, 2016 at 10:49 am

    Looks so warm, cozy, and healthy, Aggie! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Katie posted January 6, 2016 at 11:06 am

    Mmmm this looks so good on this cold and dreary day! Agree love to eat soup to recharge! 

  4. Valerie | From Valerie's Kitchen posted January 6, 2016 at 8:07 pm

    I love this soup so much, Aggie! Simplicity at it’s best. I like to add more soups to my menu at this time of year, too. It’s an easy way to add veggies and beans to your diet and so comforting with all the wet and very cold weather we are having here in California. Happy New Year!!!

  5. Hunter Becton posted January 7, 2016 at 9:32 pm

    Looks great! I’m going to have to try this out. Hopefully I’ll have leftovers to take to work 🙂

  6. Hofterzielbeek posted January 8, 2016 at 7:01 am

    That’s a perfect nutritious soup. Much needed in these winter days! I’ll definitely try all your soups one by one. Thanks for these precious and nutritious recipe of soup.

  7. PenelopeCharmisa posted January 26, 2016 at 7:45 pm

    Just made this to tonight and it’s a huge hit ! So delicious!!! We love everything spicy so I added one jalapeño with the onions etc – a new fave for sure – thank you !!! 

    • Aggies Kitchen posted January 26, 2016 at 7:58 pm

      that is wonderful, thank you! I love the addition of jalapeno, yum!

  8. Becky posted January 29, 2016 at 1:28 am

    this filled saliva in my mouth. can wait for an opportunity to try the menu. thanks for sharing.will definitely check out for more.

  9. Lisa Haas posted February 6, 2016 at 7:52 pm

    Wish you had included nutritional information for people with Type 2 diabetes to know the amount and breakdown of carbs.  Will have to read the individual ingredient packages.  Thanks though.  Looks good and my husband wants to try.  

    • Aggies Kitchen posted February 8, 2016 at 10:55 am

      Thank you! Try using My Fitness Pal or Sparkpeople nutritional calculators on their sites — they are easy to input recipes to find out what you need to know!

  10. pamela posted May 22, 2016 at 7:12 am

    can i use any type of bean?

    • Aggies Kitchen posted May 24, 2016 at 11:34 am

      absolutely! Kidney beans would be great too!

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