Swiss Chard & Sausage Soup with Cavatelli

Swiss Chard & Sausage Soup with Cavatelli.


For 4 Person(s)

For the Soup:

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound sweet Italian Sausage, casings removed
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into a 1/4 inch dice
  • 1 medium onion, cut into a 1/4 inch dice
  • 2 celery stalks, cut into a 1/4 inch dice
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, cut into a 1/4 inch dice
  • 1 19 oz can canellini beans
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 bouillon cubes
  • 2 bunches swiss chard, ends trimmed, cut into 2 inch strips
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 pound Cooking With Nonna Cavatelli Pasta


  1. Get the Nonna's Cavatelli HERE!
  2. Put a large stock pot over a medium flame and heat the oil. Add the sausage to the pot and begin breaking it up with a wooden spoon. Cook until Sausage has browned, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Add in the carrots, onions and celery and cook until softened, about 5-7 minutes. Add in the tomatoes and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  4. Add the water and bouillon cubes and bring the pot to a boil.  Add in the Swiss Chard and parsley. Return the pot to a boil and cook until the Swiss chars is tender, about 10 minutes.
  5. Add the canellini beans.
  6. Drop the pasta into salted boiling water and and cook for 3 minutes less than the package instructions. Drain and add the pasta to the soup pot and cook for 1-2 minutes until the pasta is al dente.
  7. Serve with a generous sprinkle of Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese.




Tuesday, 03 March 2020
It's definitely a 5. Delicious, I substituted tortellini for the cavatelli and it tasted wonderful....
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- ronnieC
Monday, 02 March 2020
This soup was delicious! I substituted escarole for the Swiss chard though? - melissatrotta!!