Rating: 5 stars
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Chickpea and Sausage Minestrone satifies the body and the soul—plus this comfort soup is ready in just 30 minutes.

Christine Burns Rudalevige
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2013

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Credit: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

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  • While pasta cooks, heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add sausage; cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring to crumble. Add onion and next 6 ingredients (through garlic); cook 10 minutes. Add chickpeas, tomatoes, and stock; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in pasta, salt, and black pepper; cook 1 minute.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

197 calories; fat 4.7g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 2.4g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 12g; carbohydrates 26.5g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 16mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 553mg; calcium 76mg.
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