1 package Aidells Italian Style Sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/4 cupfresh basil, chopped
salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Freshly grated parmesan cheese, for garnish
In a large Dutch oven or soup pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion, garlic, celery, carrot, zucchini and potatoes and cook, stirring until the vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir in the stock and tomatoes and bring to simmer.
Simmer until the vegetables are almost cooked through, about 10 minutes.
Add the kale or chard, beans and pasta and simmer until the pasta is tender, about 10 minutes.
Add the sausage and basil and cook until the sausage is heated through, about 5 minutes.