Prep Time: 15 minutes
Author: from allrecipes and then a little change up from me
1 lb mild Italian sausage
1 clove garlic, smashed
1/2 box (26 oz) Swanson Beef Cooking stock (33% less sodium)
1 can (14.5 oz) Italian-style Stewed tomatoes
1 C matchstick carrots
1 can (14.5 oz) great Northern beans, undrained
2 small (or 1 large) zucchini, diced
2 C baby spinach
1/2 C ditalini noodles
1. In a stockpot, brown sausage with garlic. Stir in broth, tomatoes and carrots. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 15 minutes on medium-high heat.
2. Stir in beans with liquid, zucchini and noodles. Cover and let simmer another 15 minutes or until zucchini and noodles are tender.
3. Remove from heat, add spinach. Replace lid allowing the heat from the soup to cook the spinach leaves. Soup is ready to serve after 5 minutes.
**I gave this to my 11-month old and he ADORED it! The real test was the 4-year old…but he loved it too!