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italian peasant soup

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Recipe by
Diane Wicktora
Fairfield, OH

Here is a great soup that takes a little prep but then finishes in the crock pot. So filling and delicious. Serve with garlic breadsticks or some crusty rolls.

(1 rating)
prep time 40 Min
cook time 4 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For italian peasant soup

  • 1 lb
    ground italian sausage
  • 2
    medium onions, chopped
  • 6 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 1 lb
    boneless, skinleess chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces.
  • 2 can
    (15 oz.) cannelini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can
    (49.5 oz.) chicken broth
  • 2 can
    (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • fresh spinach, chopped, up to 6 cups
  • freshly grated parmesan cheese

How To Make italian peasant soup

  • 1
    In a large skillet, brown sausage over medium heat. Drain and remove to crock pot. In same skillet, add onion, garlic, and chicken. Cook until chicken is done. Remove to crock pot.
  • 2
    Add remaining ingredients, except spinach and Parmesan, to the crock pot. Cook on high about 4 hours, or low 8 hours.
  • 3
    During last 15-30 minutes of cooking, add chopped spinach.
  • 4
    Serve with freshly grated Parmesan cheese on top.