Rating: 4 stars
15 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 4
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  • 1 star values: 1

The perfect simple dinner on a busy night, this soup gets a double hit of fennel essence from chopped fennel bulb and the fennel seeds that flavor the sausage. Enjoy half for dinner tonight, and spoon half into a freezer bag to make life easier another night.

Deb Wise
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2014

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Credit: Brian Woodcock, Styling: Missie Neville Crawford

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
16 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
Serves 8 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion and next 4 ingredients (through garlic); cook 3 minutes. Reduce heat; cook 10 minutes or until sausage is browned and vegetables are tender, stirring to crumble sausage. Add sage and tomato paste; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add wine; cook 3 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Add stock; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Add tomato and beans, and cook 2 minutes. Sprinkle with chopped parsley, or follow freezing instructions.

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  • TO FREEZE: Cool soup to room temperature; seal in a large zip-top plastic freezer bag. Lay bag flat in freezer; freeze up to 2 months.

  • TO THAW: Microwave soup in bag at MEDIUM (50% power) for 4 minutes or until pliable.

  • TO REHEAT: Pour soup into a Dutch oven. Cover and cook over medium heat until thoroughly heated (about 20 minutes).

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

282 calories; fat 7.9g; saturated fat 2.2g; mono fat 2.6g; poly fat 2.1g; protein 23.9g; carbohydrates 26.4g; fiber 6.9g; cholesterol 60mg; iron 3.6mg; sodium 591mg; calcium 90mg.
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