Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs

Bean Soup With Sausage Meatballs Recipe

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No exciting story here - just really good, really easy, and pretty healthy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
35 Min


  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 lb
    poultry sausage (i like hot but can use mild), removed from casing, rolled into 1 inch balls
  • 4 clove
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 c
    brown rice
  • 1
    head escarole (about a pound)
  • 32 oz
    chicken stock
  • 3 can(s)
    (15oz each) cannellini beans, drained

How to Make Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs


  1. Heat oil in soup pot over MEDIUM, add sausage balls and sear all around (5 minutes)
  2. Add garlic, rice and escarole....stir, cover and let steam about 5 minutes
  3. Raise the heat to HIGH, add the stock and bring to a boil...reduce to MEDIUM-LOW and simmer (covered) about 15 minutes (until sausage is cooked through and rice is tender)
  4. Add the cannellini beans and stir, salt and pepper to taste....simmer 5 more minutes until soup is heated through
  5. Serve with some fresh grated romano cheese

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About Bean Soup with Sausage Meatballs

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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