Sausage & Vegetable Farro Soup

This healthy soup, similar to a minestrone, will both satisfy your appetite and warm you up on a chilly winter day.
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Sausage & Vegetable Farro Soup

Sausage & Vegetable Farro Soup

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  • 10Servings

Ingredients

  • ½ cup celery, chopped

  • 1 cup red onion, chopped

  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

  •  • 6 cups low-sodium vegetable broth

  •  • ½ cup carrots, sliced

  •  • ¾ cup parsnips, chopped

  •  • 1 cup farro (soaked in 2 cups water for 15 minutes, drained)

  •  • 2 cups Brussels sprouts, fresh or frozen, halved

  •  • 1 28-oz can no-salt-added diced tomatoes

  •  • ½ cup Italian flat-leaf parsley

  •  • 10 oz fully cooked deli-fresh lean turkey sausage

  •  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

Preparation

In a medium-size skillet over medium-high heat, sauté celery and onion in oil for 3 minutes. In a large pot on medium-high heat, add sautéed vegetables, broth, carrots, parsnips and farro. Cook for 15 minutes. Then add Brussels sprouts, tomatoes, parsley and sausage. Bring to a boil over high heat and cover. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes. 

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1-cup
  • Calories: 150
  • Carbohydrate Content: 22 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 15 mg
  • Fat Content: 3.5 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 8 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 300 mg
  • Sugar Content: 5 g