Italian Sausage & Greens Soup

Italian Sausage & Greens Soup Recipe

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Janice Joy Miller


I always feel so good when I get in a cup or so of vitamin packed greens of some sort. This soup is a great balance of protein and healthy greens. Add a baked sweet potato or some multi grain bread for a balanced meal.

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4 - 6
15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 lb
italian seasoned sausage (can be vegetarian sausage)
1 large
3 clove
1 tsp
fennel seed
2 bunch
greens (mustard, collard, kale)
1 c
white wine (i used an oak aged chardonnay)
4 c
soup stock (chicken, turkey, or vegetable)
1 pinch
sugar or truvia sweetener

How to Make Italian Sausage & Greens Soup


  • 1Saute sausage (cut into bite size chunks) in olive oil. This recipe attempts to go low fat, but feel free to add more olive oil or cooking spray if needed.
  • 2Coarsely chop the onion and garlic, and add to sausage along with the fennel seed. Saute until onion is transparent.
  • 3Add chopped greens & toss until wilted.
  • 4Add white wine & soup stock plus more water if needed.
  • 5Simmer on low heat another 20 minutes or so. Add a pinch of sugar if desired, but not more than a teaspoon or it can get too sweet.
  • 6Serve with crusty bread or a potato for a healthy balanced meal.

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About Italian Sausage & Greens Soup

Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #greens