Hearty Sausage and Quinoa Minestrone
Photo: Maya Visnyei
Perfect for the cooler months, this hearty quinoa minestrone soup eats like a meal and is a breeze to put together.
, casings removed
, peeled and diced
900-mL carton low-sodium
- Heat a large saucepan over medium. Crumble in sausage meat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink, 3 to 5 min. Add onion, carrot, celery and garlic to pan. Cook until onion starts to soften, about 3 min.
- Add tomatoes, broth, quinoa and Italian seasoning. Gently boil until quinoa is cooked, about 20 min. Stir in spinach until just wilted, about 1 min.
Nutrition (per serving)
- 11 g,
- 17 g,
- 10 g,
- 3 g,
- 948 mg.
Originally published in the Today’s Parent November 2014 issue, this recipe has a triple-tested guarantee from the Chatelaine Kitchen.