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This Tuscan chicken sausage soup with white beans and pasta is healthy, hearty, and full of flavor! Optional garlic croutons and parmesan shavings make it extra delicious.

Tuscan Chicken Soup with White Beans and Pasta

This Tuscan chicken soup with white beans and pasta is healthy, hearty, and full of flavor! Chicken sausage makes this soup extra delicious.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Tuscan chicken soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6
Author Natasha Bull

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 small bulb fennel chopped finely
  • 16 ounces chicken sausage* cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 (10 fluid ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 1 (28 fluid ounce) can diced tomatoes with juices
  • 1 (19 fluid ounce) can white beans drained
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 5 dashes Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup uncooked pasta
  • 1 small bunch kale stems discarded, leaves torn
  • Small handful fresh basil torn
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Toppings (optional):

  • Croutons
  • Parmesan cheese shaved

Instructions

  1. Sauté the onions and fennel for 5 minutes on medium-high heat in a large pot.
  2. Add the sausage and brown for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the chicken broth, diced tomatoes, white beans, garlic, Italian seasoning, and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil on high heat, and then reduce to medium-low. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Add the pasta, kale (tear it into bite-size pieces), basil, and water. Cook for another 15-20 minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with garlic croutons and shaved parmesan cheese if desired.

Recipe Notes