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Italian Chicken Sausage and Artichoke Soup

Serves 4 to 6

Total Time
40 mins

We like the fennel flavor of Italian sausage, but any chicken sausage will work.

Italian Chicken Sausage and Artichoke Soup

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
 2 tablespoons olive oil
 1 pound Italian chicken sausage, casings removed and meat broken into chunks
 3 cans (15 oz. each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
 1 pound frozen artichoke hearts, thawed and halved
 1 bunch chard (1 lb.), stemmed and chopped
  Parmesan cheese
  Warm ciabatta bread
Step 1

Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Cook sausage until browned, stirring often, 10 minutes. Add broth, artichokes, and 2 cups water and bring to a boil.

Step 2

Reduce heat to a simmer. Add chard and cook, covered, until wilted, about 3 minutes. Ladle soup into bowls and serve with freshly grated cheese and bread.

Step 3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 1 1/2-cup serving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 225Calories from Fat 51
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g20%

Saturated Fat 2.8g14%
Cholesterol 81mg27%
Sodium 611mg26%
Total Carbohydrate 8.6g3%

Dietary Fiber 5.2g21%
Protein 20g40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.