Tuscan-Style Sausage and White Bean Soup
A bowl of this filling soup makes a great evening meal. The cannellini beans provide its wonderful texture. To enjoy its true Italian flavor, drizzle it with some olive oil and serve it warm.
1/2 to 1 pound mild Italian sausage, casings removed, cooked, drained and crumbled
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
1 (14.5-ounce) can chicken broth
1 (15.5-ounce) can cannellini (white kidney) beans, undrained
Ground black pepper
- Melt butter in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until onion is tender.
- Stir in flour. Gradually stir in evaporated milk and broth. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.
- Add sausage and beans. Heat through. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Makes 8 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 320 Calories from Fat: 190 Total Fat: 22 g Saturated Fat: 10 g Cholesterol: 70 mg Sodium: 830 mg Carbohydrates: 17 g Dietary Fiber: 3 g Sugars: 5 g Protein: 14 g.
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