- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 pound Italian-style chicken sausage - casing removed
- 1 onion – diced
- 1/2 cup dry white wine
- 1 carton swanson tuscan chicken flavor infused broth
- 20 oz kale - cut into thin strips
- 1 can white cannellini beans - rinsed and drained
- 2 tbsp fresh parsley – chopped
- 2 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
This delicious Tuscan white bean soup, is one of those dishes you may not typically associate with Italian cuisine. If that’s the case, have no fear; this recipe will tell you all you need to know about white bean soup. It makes for a great appetizer or small plate meal and it is a great vegetarian protein substitute; simply replace the chicken broth with vegetarian soup stock. Either way, this dish is high in protein, low and fat, and extra delicious.
This Tuscan white bean soup dish has to be pretty healthy right? Of course it is, especially because it uses cannellini beans. Cannellini beans are packed full of healthy amounts of antioxidants, dietary fiber, iron, vitamin K, copper, phosphorous, calcium, manganese, potassium, and molybdenum. They have many health benefits, including the ability to prevent cancer, reduce the risk of colorectal adenomas, prevent wrinkles, promote hearth health, stabilize blood glucose levels, and lower cholesterol. These beans are truly magical.
6.3 g fat
24.7 g carbohydrates
7.6 g protein
1 mg cholesterol
748 mg sodium
How to Make Tuscan White Bean Soup
The famous children's tale, Pinocchio, originated in Tuscany.