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Slow- cook tuscan sausage and bean soup

 

Slow- cook tuscan sausage and bean soup

Prep Time: 15 Mins Cooking Time: 8 Hours Total Time: 8 Hours 15 Mins

Ingredients:

  • One (12-ounce) link of turkey kielbasa sausage, cut into 1/4-inch-thick rounds
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 large stalk celery, chopped
  • 1/2 medium bunch kale, stems removed, & leaves chopped (about 4 cups)
  • 3 cups fat-free low-sodium chicken broth
  • One (15.5-ounce) can red kidney beans, rinsed & drained
  • One (15.5-ounce) can great Northern beans, rinsed & drained
  • One (14.5-ounce) can Italian seasoned diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine (or water)
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • shredded Parmesan cheese, optional

Directions:

  1. In a slow cooker, combine all ingredients except Parmesan. Stir to combine. Cover and cook on low until the vegetables are tender, 8 to 10 hours.