Smoked Sausage Italian Bean Soup
A fast and tasty smoked sausage, tomato, white bean and pasta soup.
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 pound smoked link sausage, sliced (such as kielbasa)
1 medium onion, chopped
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes in juice, undrained
3 1/2 cups water
2 teaspoons chicken base or bouillon granules
1 cup rotini pasta
1 (16-ounce) can cannellini or Great Northern white beans, drained and rinsed
- In a kettle, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add sliced link sausage and chopped onion. Sauté for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add tomatoes, water, and chicken base to kettle. Bring to a boil and then add the pasta and beans. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer until the pasta is tender, about 12 to 15 minutes.
Makes 8 servings.