Chorizo sausage adds heartiness and flavor to this easy white bean and fresh vegetable soup.Try this dish with turkey sausage, which has 1/3 the fat of pork sausage. Baby spinach is a great source of vitamin C and folate, prominent in leafy green vegetables.

Karen Levin
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat. Add sausage, pepper, and carrot; sauté 5 minutes or until sausage is browned.

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  • Add broth; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add spinach, and stir until wilted; add beans, and cook for 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Ladle soup into each of 4 bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese.

Nutrition Facts

324 calories; fat 14g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 1g; protein 21g; carbohydrates 30g; fiber 8g; cholesterol 31mg; iron 4mg; sodium 812mg; calcium 172mg.