White Bean, Sage, and Sausage Soup

White Bean, Sage, and Sausage Soup Recipe

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray 
  • 2 cups chopped onion 
  • 1 cup chopped fennel bulb
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 20 ounces hot Italian sausage links, casings removed
  • 8 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh sage
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste 
  • 1 cup dry white wine 
  • 6 cups unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson) 
  • 2 cups chopped plum tomato 
  • 4 (14.5-ounce) cans organic cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Preparation Instructions

  • Heat a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion and next 4 ingredients (through garlic); cook 3 minutes. Reduce heat; cook 10 minutes or until sausage is browned and vegetables are tender, stirring to crumble sausage.
  • Add sage and tomato paste; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • Add wine; cook 3 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Add stock; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.
  • Add tomato and beans, and cook 2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with chopped parsley, or follow freezing instructions.

TO FREEZE: Cool soup to room temperature; seal in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag. Lay bag flat in freezer; freeze up to 2 months.
TO THAW: Microwave soup in bag at MEDIUM (50% power) for 4 minutes or until pliable.
TO REHEAT: Pour soup into a Dutch oven. Cover and cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated (about 20 minutes).

*Cooking Light, March 2014

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