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Italian sausage soup in a blue bowl with a side of crusty bread

Italian Sausage White Bean Soup with Collard Greens

 A delicious and easy soup recipe made with chopped collard greens, carrots, onions, Italian sausage, olive oil and white cannellini beans.
Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 310kcal
Author Amee


  • 1 lb mild Italian sausage casings removed
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 large carrots peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 16 oz bag Nature's Greens® collard greens
  • 19 oz can white cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon green Tabasco sauce
  • 2 tablespoon good quality balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat olive oil on medium heat in a large pot or dutch oven.           
  • Add sausage and cook, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink, about 10 minutes.
  • Remove sausage from pot and set aside.
  • Add carrots, onions and garlic to the pot and cook, stirring often, until onions are soft.
  • Add sausage back to the pot and all remaining ingredients, except beans.
  • Cover the pot with a lid and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low, vent lid, and cook for 20 minutes.
  • Add beans and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Serve with a crusty baguette, for dipping, and hot sauce.  


Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 1489mg | Potassium: 550mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 6667IU | Vitamin C: 41mg | Calcium: 208mg | Iron: 3mg