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Tuscan Bean Soup

tuscan bean soup served over tabletop

A flavourful, Tuscan-style soup shared by Elaine Crossley that is both healthful and filling. Another variation of the recipe is our Spicy Italian Sausage Soup

Preparation time: 
40
Cooking time: 
8
Servings: 
5
Ingredients: 

1 300g package of Grimm’s Spicy Italian Sausage
2 tablespoon olive oil
4-5 cloves crushed garlic
1 large onion diced
3 stalks diced celery
3 carrots diced
1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes chopped
4 cups chicken stock, broth or water
1 tablespoon basil (dried leaves)
1 container of semi-dried basil (found in produce section)
1 28 ounce can chopped tomatoes drained
OR 1 glass container of strained Italian tomatoes
1-2 cans cooked white beans (your preference)
1 bunch swiss chard chopped chiffonade style
1/2 jalapeno pepper diced
2 russet potatoes chopped
1 zucchini chopped

Preparation: 
  1. Heat olive oil in soup pot and sauté the onions and garlic until soft.  Add the celery, carrots, sun-dried tomatoes basil, swiss chard, jalapeno, potato, and zucchini.
  2. Add the chicken stock and a bit of water if necessary to barely cover the veggies.  Cook 10 mins.
  3. Add the canned tomatoes, white beans, Grimm's Spicy Italian sausage (squeeze out of casing and crumble) and season with salt and pepper.  Bring back to boil and reduce the heat. 
  4. Let simmer for at least 1 hour. Serve with Parmesan and crusty bread or freeze.
Product(s) used: 

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Tuscan Bean Soup

tuscan bean soup served over tabletop
Preparation time:
40
Cooking time:
8
Servings:
5
Product(s) used:
Spicy Italian Sausage
Description:

A flavourful, Tuscan-style soup shared by Elaine Crossley that is both healthful and filling. Another variation of the recipe is our Spicy Italian Sausage Soup

Preparation:
  1. Heat olive oil in soup pot and sauté the onions and garlic until soft.  Add the celery, carrots, sun-dried tomatoes basil, swiss chard, jalapeno, potato, and zucchini.
  2. Add the chicken stock and a bit of water if necessary to barely cover the veggies.  Cook 10 mins.
  3. Add the canned tomatoes, white beans, Grimm's Spicy Italian sausage (squeeze out of casing and crumble) and season with salt and pepper.  Bring back to boil and reduce the heat. 
  4. Let simmer for at least 1 hour. Serve with Parmesan and crusty bread or freeze.