chicken and bean soup
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Bean soup with chicken sausage

A quick and easy soup recipe for any day of the week.
Course Soups and Stews
Cuisine American
Keyword bean soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 750kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 lb spicy chicken sausage
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 4 large carrots chopped
  • 4 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 potato cubed
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 5 cups white beans cooked (2-3 cans)
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup frozen spinach 3 cups fresh
  • 1 tsp salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp pepper to taste
  • 2 oz Parmesan cheese optional

Instructions

  • Saute onion and chopped sausage in butter until onions are translucent.
  • Add all other ingredients except spinach and seasonings.
  • Bring to boiling and then lower the heat to simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, until veggies are soft.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste as well as the spinach. Let spinach wilt and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Serve topped with optional shredded cheddar or Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition

Calories: 750kcal | Carbohydrates: 82g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 3432mg | Potassium: 2253mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 312.6% | Vitamin C: 51% | Calcium: 50.3% | Iron: 71.4%