Soups

Italian Sausage and Bean Soup

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In January, most days all I crave is a hot bowl of soup for a meal that isn't too heavy but still "sticks to your ribs." This Italian Sausage and Bean Soup is just that sort of recipe. This weekend before the football game I made this soup and my sister's family came over and brought a pot of soup. All my girls picked my soup. (I think it was the known overcoming the unknown--I'm definitely not knocking the other soup!) But what surprised me was that my nephew (who often

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1 bell pepper (or 5-6 mini sweet bells)
1 lb mild Italian sausage (it's easier if you get the ground, not in casings)
1 tablespoon olive oil
3-4 medium carrots, diced small
3 stalks celery, diced small
1 onion, diced small
64 oz chicken broth (I did low sodium)
2 cans white beans (navy, cannellini, or great northern), drained and rinsed
Roast your peppers using your preferred method. I just roasted mine in a dry pan. Just realize that the pan will be screaming hot and you'll set off the smoke detector if you put anything else in it...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
850

Sodium
1875mg
78% DV

Fat
5g
9% DV

Protein
49g
99% DV

Carbs
152g
52% DV

Fiber
64g
257% DV