Healthified Italian Sausage Soup

Healthified Italian Sausage Soup

88% less sat fat • 81% less fat • 34% fewer calories than the original recipe. Turkey sausage, kale and cannellini beans are the stars.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

55

Minutes

Makes

10

servings

2
slices bacon
1/2
lb lean Italian turkey sausage, casings removed
2
large russet potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 4 cups)
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
4
cups water
3 1/2
cups Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
4
cups chopped fresh kale or Swiss chard leaves
1
can (15 or 19 oz) cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
1
cup fat-free half-and-half or regular half-and-half
  1. In 4-quart nonstick saucepan or Dutch oven, cook bacon until crisp; drain on paper towel. Crumble bacon; set aside. Remove and discard drippings from saucepan.
  2. In same saucepan, cook sausage over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink. Drain well on paper towels; set aside.
  3. In same saucepan, mix potatoes, onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, pepper flakes, water and broth. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cook uncovered about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Stir in bacon, sausage, kale and beans. Cook 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until potatoes and kale are tender. Stir in half-and-half; cook just until heated.
Makes 10 servings (about 1 1/4 cups each)
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What's “Healthified”?
Eat Better America Test Kitchens replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 530mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 29g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 12g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.