Mushroom, Sausage, White Bean, and Arugula Soup

MushroomSausageSoup3Ingredients:

2 T extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 ribs celery, chopped – make sure you include the flavorful leaves!
1 large or two small carrots, peeled and diced
1 lb mushrooms, cleaned, sliced about 1/2 inch thick bite sized pieces – use your favorite kinds
12 oz chicken apple sausage, sliced into pieces about the same size as the mushrooms – or use your favorite smoked sausage
2 t thyme
1/2 t smoked paprika
3 t garlic powder
1/4 t fresh ground black pepper
Pinch of salt, more if you prefer your food salty
2 cans great northern beans, drained and rinsed
8 cups chicken stock, unsalted
5 oz arugula, torn Read More