Standing in the Soup Line - Sicilian Soup

Standing in the Soup Line - Sicilian Soup

div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-GxFhnhm1b_U/UJqZKjxm0OI/AAAAAAAABvE/aDx7HrtqWHk/s400/nacho+012.jpg" width="400" //divibr //iiWith much thought and while anguishing over whether to write about the latest election...I decided to go "forward"  Most likely my views will upset approximately 51% of American out there, but last time I checked I had the freedom to "stir it up"!  So, no matter who you voted for or against and for whatever un-Godly reason,  allow me to have my say.  I voted for CHARACTER!  Pure and simple and that lack of will be revealed within the next 4 years!/ibr /ibr //iiWith that said, Let's get busy and make some soup.  That way you'll know how to make it yourself without having to stand in those long soup lines.  (humor me)  49% of us need a good belly laugh./ibr /ibr //iiIngredients:/ibr /ibr //ii3 Italian chicken sausages, removed from casings, crumbled/ibr /ibr //ii2 Tbsp olive oil/ibr /ibr //ii1 cup yellow onion, chopped/ibr /ibr //ii1-2 bella type mushrooms, sliced/ibr /ibr //ii2 cups, eggplant, peeled and cubed/ibr /ibr //ii2 cups spinach/arugula mix/ibr /ibr //ii1 can (15.5 oz) cannellini beans, drained and rinsed/ibr /ibr //ii2 tomatoes, peeled and cut (you can use canned)/ibr /ibr //ii1/2 tsp Italian seasoning/ibr /ibr //ii1 cup chicken broth/ibr /ibr //ii2 cups water/ibr /ibr //ii1/2 cup white wine/ibr /ibr //iisalt and pepper to taste/ibr /ibr //iiFirst brown the sausage in a large soup pot.  Add the oil and saute the onions, mushrooms and eggplant for a few minutes.  Add all the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.   Reduce the heat to simmer, cover loosely and simmer for about 40 minutes.  Now serve and enjoy!/ibr /ibr //iibr //i

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