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Pasta e Fagioli Soup with Chicken Sausage

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time8 hrsTotal Time8 hrs 10 mins

Pasta e Fagioli Soup with chicken sausage: this delicious hearty soup can be prepared in your crockpot (slow-cooker) or on the stove top.

Pasta e Fagioli Soup with Chicken Sausage

 1 package feta spinach chicken sausage, sliced on the diagonal ΒΌ inch thick
 1 ½ chopped onion (about 1 medium)
 1 cup sliced celery (stalk and leaves)
 2 Tetrapacks Colavita Diced Tomatoes
 15 oz can red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
 15 oz can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
 32 oz Rachael Ray All-Natural Chicken Stock
 25 oz jar Colavita Italian Garden Tomato Sauce
 1 cup water
 2 tsp dry Italian seasonings
 1 dried bay leaf
 ¼ cup chopped Italian flat leaf parsley
 ½ tsp red pepper flakes
 Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
 8 oz Colavita Elbows
 8 oz baby spinach
 1 tbsp cornstarch mixed with 2 tbsp. water, (optional)
1

Combine all the ingredients except the pasta, spinach and cornstarch, in your crockpot. Set to low and cook for 7 - 8 hours.

2

During the last half hour, increase the temperature to high; add the cooked pasta, spinach and cornstarch "slurry" if using. Stir well, cover and cook remaining half hour. Serve in warmed soup bowl.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 8