White Bean & Sausage Soup Splashed with Garlic

White Bean & Sausage Soup

This Cajun-inspired soup makes a warm, hearty meal.

Serves 4

  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 Tbsp Garlic Steak Splash
  • ½ lb (250gr) Italian sausage, sliced into ½" (1cm) thick rounds
  • 6 cups Swiss chard or kale, chopped
  • 6 cups (1.4 litre) low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 can (19oz/540gr) white beans, drained and rinsed

In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat.  Sauté onions and celery about 5 mins until softened.  Add sausage and cook until the sausage is nicely browned.  Transfer vegetables and sausage to a plate.  

Return the pan to the heat; add the Garlic Steak Splash and scrape all the brown bits from the bottom of the pan.  

Return the veggies and sausage.  Add the chicken stock and bring to a simmer.  Add the Swiss chard or kale, cover, and cook for 15 mins. until the chard is softened.  Add the beans and heat through for 5 mins.  

Serve with garlic-parmesan toasts.

You can easily substitute other types of beans and chicken or turkey sausage.  Try adding your favourite vegetables like carrots and zucchini.

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