Mediterranean peasants originally created soups as a way to put together a meal from the scraps of food they had on hand. Adding beans, lentils, and meats to your soups creates a heartier soup that can often serve as a complete meal. Serve these soups in a bowl with some crusty whole-wheat bread to make a one-pot meal on a cold day. Stir the onions, carrots, celery, beans, tomatoes, stock, sausage, thyme, bay leaves, and sage together in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours. Add salt to taste if desired. Divide the soup among eight bowls, removing the bay leaves. Top each bowl with 1 tablespoon of the grated Parmesan and serve.
This soup is vegetarian but you can also use chicken broth. I sauteed the veggies, garlic and spices then let the soup simmer with a parmesan rind for 30 minutes before adding the fresh baby spinach and parsley. I am really looking forward to the leftovers for lunch tomorrow!
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I just mentioned that there are vegan versions of chicken broth that you can use in this recipe. Like This? I am excited that this recipe can be made more friendly to the Mediterranean diet as well! Find out more. Add the baby spinach and cook until it wilts, about 1 minute. For a more stew-like soup go with 4 cups broth or a little extra for a brothier soup. Dice veggies and mince garlic. Did you make this? However, there are vegan options for the broth that you can use in soup as well. Mediterranean peasants originally created soups as a way to put together a meal from the scraps of food they had on hand.