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
231
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 2 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
  • 5 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
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Carbohydrate, by difference
38g
29%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
717µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
59mg
79%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
5µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
104mg
10%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
34µg
9%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
28mg
9%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
74mg
11%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
783mg
52%
Water
324g
12%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
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.