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Skinny Italian Sausage Soup

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  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 10
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88% less sat fat • 81% less fat • 34% fewer calories than the original recipe. Turkey sausage, kale and cannellini beans are the stars.

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
218.8
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7.4g
11%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
29.8mg
10%
Sodium
319.4mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
27.2g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4.6g
18%
Sugars
2.7g
Protein
12.2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%
80%
Vitamin C
62.40%
62%
Calcium
12.60%
13%
Iron
16.60%
17%
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 Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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