8 people

For the white beans

  • 1 lb white beans soaked in water for at least 30 minutes if possible
  • 1 onion small diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 12 cups water or chicken stock
  • 2 tsp salt plus more


  • 1 1/2 lb chicken Italian sausage (raw, if in the casing take out of the casing, or make your own here )
  • 12 oz arugula
  • 4 tbsp olive oil

Nutritional information

Calories: 237kcalCarbohydrates: 22gProtein: 20gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 1466mgPotassium: 669mgFiber: 5gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1148IUVitamin C: 34mgCalcium: 155mgIron: 11mg

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings 8 people

How to make white beans soup

  • In a large soup pot add 2 tbsp of olive oil, diced onion, and chicken sausage. Cook for 5 minutes and then add the garlic. Cook for another 3 minutes.
    Drain the beans and then place them with all of its ingredients into a soup pot. Add the water or stock, and rosemary. Place on top of the stove on medium high heat. Bring to a boil and then turn down to a light simmer and cover.
    Cook for 30 minutes or so then add the 2 tsp salt. Continue to cook for another 25-30 minutes until the beans are tender all the way through. Once the beans are tender all the way through you can add your arugula or other greens. Cook for another 5 minutes or so and then adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.
    To serve simple dish up the soup in a bowl, drizzle with olive oil and a little more pepper if need be. Serve and enjoy!
    white bean soup recipe with Italian sausage

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