Minestra with Sweet Sausage

Servings: 0



1. In a soup pot, heat the extra virgin olive oilover medium high heat. Add the sausage and cook until browned, about 5 minutes. Add the onion and cook until softened about 2 minutes, then stir in garlic and cook for 1 minute.Add the beans and escarole;season with salt and pepper a nutmeg if desired. 2. Add the chicken stock and 2 cups of water, cover and bring to a boil. 3. Uncover the pot, stir in the pasta, lower the heat and cook until the pasta is al dente 6-7 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the lemon peel. Place in soup bowls and top with freshly grated parmesan cheese