A quick, comforting soup. Perfect cold weather meal!
Saute sausages in a Dutch oven until browned. Discard excess fat.Add carrots, celery, onion, red bell pepper, and garlic. Saute till onion is limp and translucent.
Add broth, basil, tomatoes with juice and beans. Bring to a boil. Add pasta, reduce heat and simmer till pasta tender.
Skim any excess fat. Stir in spinach and cook till wilted, about 30 seconds. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with Parmesan.
Adapted from my friend, Kim S.