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Tuscan Sausage and Chard Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Tuscan Sausage and Chard Soup

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"A wonderful and quick soup. Serve with a good crusty bread and some vino!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  1. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat and stir in the sausage. Cook and stir until sausage is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink, about 5 minutes. Drain and discard any excess grease.
  2. Stir onion and red bell pepper into sausage; cook and stir until vegetables begin to soften, about 3 minutes.
  3. Pour water into the pot; add Swiss chard, chicken bouillon, garlic salt, and Italian seasoning. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low; Simmer until vegetables are very tender, about 20 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle soup with Parmesan cheese before serving.
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Mar 23, 2012

Wow, so delicious! I used two cloves of garlic and table salt instead of garlic salt, and sliced mild Italian sausage. I didn't do the pram as I didn't have any and it was just so yummy still. Thanks for this great recipe for chard!

 
Jun 08, 2012

Different, but good. The sausage & swiss chard complement each other well. I added a jalapeno instead of the red bell pepper to give it some kick. It went great with crispy, homemade bread.

 
Feb 05, 2014

This was an excellent soup, surpassed my expectations and I'll definitely be making this again. HOWEVER, with that said, one major and completely necessary modification that I made to this recipe was the addition of 1 cup of rice to the soup. It gave the soup body and texture. But other than that all everything was spot on. I made it with cubed venison steak instead of sausage and added a clove of garlic, excellent!

 
Jun 02, 2012

Excellent and modifiable. used very lean ground italian sausage, and mixed greens instead of swiss chard. i also used turkey stock instead of chicken broth and added some crimini mushrooms. FANTASTIC!!!

 
Jun 02, 2013

Awesome! Tastes very much like Italian Wedding soup.

 
Jan 08, 2014

I have made this 3 times in a month because my husband requested it. Very hearty yet light also. Any cooking greens would work. And next time I will add a can of rinsed and dried beans for more even more of a health boost!

 
Oct 31, 2013

I made this for dinner yesterday and it was wonderful. It has lots of pretty colors, especially with rainbow chard, and has a hearty comforting flavor. It felt like a perfect meal for an autumn day. I only found sausage links, so I used 3 of those and that was a little more than the 1/2 lb called for in the recipe. I also used about half the amount of onion called for because we are not huge fans of it. I will certainly make this again sometime.

 
Jan 31, 2013

Turned out great, reminds me of Italian Wedding Soup. I used green instead of red bell pepper because that's what I had, and fresh garlic and a little salt instead of garlic salt.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 109 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 7.4 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 1097 mg
  • 44%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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