Turkey Sausage Spinach White Bean Soup

Sausage, White Beans and Spinach Soup

Sausage, White Beans and Spinach Soup – This is a quick and easy soup with Italian turkey sausage, white beans, and spinach that is full of flavor and nice and healthy.  Takes less than an hour to prep, prepare, cook and serve. It’s a go-to recipe for a weekday winter, filling meal.

Quick and Healthy Turkey Sausage Soup

This Italian white bean soup is one of my favorites when I’m looking for a hearty soup. The cannellini beans and the sausage make this a high-protein meal. It is also high in fiber. It’s also a great gluten-free soup. You can even turn it into a vegan or vegetarian white bean soup by simply swapping the turkey sausage out for a plant-based sausage and using vegetable stock in place of chicken stock.

Turkey Sausage Soup with White Beans

It starts with the Sausage

As far as flavors go, everything starts with the sausage. Sausage is a great shortcut for building flavor since it’s already packed with spices. You don’t have to let your soup cook for hours to build flavor since it is already part of the sausage. Therefore it’s important to choose a really tasty sausage. Look for a lean ground Italian turkey. Spicy or sweet sausage will work.

Turkey Sausage Spinach White Bean Soup

Sausage, White Bean and Spinach Soup

This is a quick and easy soup with Italian turkey sausage, white beans and spinach that is full of flavor and nice and healthy.  Takes less than an hour to prep, prepare, cook and serve.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Soup
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 192.6kcal

Equipment

  • Stock pot or soup pot

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb Italian turkey sausage casing removed and crumbled
  • 1 med onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 15oz can cannellini beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 bag baby spinach
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese as garnish

Instructions

  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan.
  • Add the sausage and cook until no longer pink (about 6 minutes) then set aside
  • Heat the other tbsp of oil in the same pan.
  • Add the onion and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Next, add the garlic and red chili pepper flakes and sauté for one minute.
  • Add the cooked sausage, chicken stock, cannellini beans, oregano, and bay leaf & simmer for 15-20 mins.
  • Add the spinach and simmer until it wilts, about 1-2 minutes
  • Season with salt, pepper and lemon juice, remove from heat and remove bay leaf.
  • Serve with Parmesan to sprinkle on top and serve while hot.

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Notes

Very quick and easy dish, can be a first course or main course.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 192.6kcal | Carbohydrates: 28.7g | Protein: 11.2g | Fat: 3.5g | Saturated Fat: 0.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.1g | Cholesterol: 12.5mg | Sodium: 410.6mg | Potassium: 324mg | Fiber: 6g | Vitamin A: 14.9IU | Vitamin C: 11.8mg | Calcium: 3.6mg | Iron: 2.7mg
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Turkey Sausage Soup with Parmesan Cheese on top

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