Rating: 4.5 stars
106 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 80
  • 4 star values: 15
  • 3 star values: 8
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2

Adding turkey kielbasa lends this hearty soup recipe a rich, slow-simmered flavor even though it takes just 25 minutes to make.

Recipe by Cooking Light January 2002


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Recipe Summary

25 mins
5 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a large saucepan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add carrots, onion, garlic, and kielbasa; sauté 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5 minutes. Add the broth, Italian seasoning, pepper, and beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes.

  • Place 2 cups of the soup in a food processor or blender, and process until smooth. Return the pureed mixture to pan. Simmer an additional 5 minutes. Remove soup from heat. Add the spinach, stirring until spinach wilts.

Nutrition Facts

227 calories; calories from fat 15%; fat 3.9g; saturated fat 1.2g; mono fat 1.3g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 18.1g; carbohydrates 30.8g; fiber 6.7g; cholesterol 26mg; iron 3.5mg; sodium 750mg; calcium 112mg.