Soup has evolved into a mealtime favorite, and it runs the culinary gamut from quick and easy to sophisticated and elegant. On cold, rainy nights, a bowl of hot, nourishing soup will warm you up and satisfy your comfort-craving taste buds.   

All of the ingredients in our weekend recipe should be available at your local natural and organic food store. And here’s the best part: Prep time is only 5 minutes, and cooking time is 20 minutes. Enjoy!   

Sausage and Spinach Soup 

Makes 5 servings

  • Vegetable cooking spray 
  • 1/2 pound Italian sausage, cut into 3/4-inch slices 
  • 4 cups Swanson Organic Chicken Broth 
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed 
  • 1 medium onion, chopped 
  • 1 medium carrot, sliced 
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped fresh spinach leaves 

Spray medium saucepan with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add sausage; cook until well browned, stirring often. Pour off fat.   

Stir in broth, oregano, onion and carrot. Heat to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.   

Stir in spinach and cook 1 minute more.   

Recipe and photo courtesy of Swanson Broth