What’s so magical about this Magical Italian Soup? Oh, just everything! Maybe that it’s ready in half an hour or less! Maybe that it’s filled with spiced sausage, sweet cabbage, bright tomatoes, and fragrant herbs! Or maybe that the base is a sumptuously savory chicken broth! It’s an all-around warming, hearty, and comforting spell that Magical Italian Soup casts!

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound hot or regular breakfast sausage, bulk or casings removed
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 small cabbage, sliced into bite-sized pieces, about 4 cups
  • 1 (15-ounce) can Great Northern beans, drained
  • 1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 48 ounces chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
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Directions

Step 1 –Cook and crumble the sausage in a large pot over medium-high heat until almost browned, about 3-4 minutes.

Step 2 –Add the onions and cook until the sausage is completely browned and the onions are tender, about 3 minutes.

Step 3 –Add the cabbage, the beans, the tomatoes, the broth, the oregano, the basil, and the thyme.

Step 4 –Simmer until the cabbage is softened, about 5 minutes.

Step 5 –Serve.