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Skinny Italian Sausage Soup

skinny italian sausage soup Lunch Italian
Skinny Italian Sausage Soup
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 55 min
  • Servings 10

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

Updated March 10, 2016
Progresso Broth
Make with
Progresso Broth

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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
530mg
22%
Potassium
800mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
29g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
3g
Protein
12g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%
80%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
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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