Vegetarian Tuscan Vegetable Soup

Tomatoes, carrots, and kale make this a colorful soup with rich vegetable flavors
Contributor

Aurélie Jouan

Tomatoes, carrots, and kale add flavor to this easy soup.

This easy vegetarian soup gains color from tomatoes, carrots, and kale. Cannellini beans and vegetarian sausage links add protein, while fennel seeds provide an unusual flavor addition that helps this recipe stand out.

4
Servings
171
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • onion, chopped
  • carrot, chopped
  • cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 15  Ounce  can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15  Ounce  can diced tomatoes
  • 1  Teaspoon  fennel seeds
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  thyme
  • 3-4  Cups  vegetable broth or stock
  • 2  Cups  kale, chopped
  • vegetarian sausage links, chopped, preferably Morningstar Farms brand
  • Salt and pepper
  • Freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano (optional)

Directions

Ingredients

In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, sauté onion and carrot until onion is softened and carrot is just crisp-tender.

Add broth, tomatoes and juice, cannellini beans, garlic, fennel, and thyme. Boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add kale, vegetarian sausage, and salt and pepper. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes, or until sausage is heated through.

Serve topped with freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, if you'd like.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
8g
11%
Sugar
16g
18%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
24g
18%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
18µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
61mg
81%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
8µg
9%
Calcium, Ca
30mg
3%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
29µg
7%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
19mg
6%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
56mg
8%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
609mg
41%
Water
340g
13%

Vegetarian Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Vegetarian Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.