Winter Country Soup

This rustic soup is filled with Hillshire Farm® Turkey Smoked Sausage, red bell peppers, fresh turnip greens, corn, great northern beans, and orzo pasta.


 Nutrition per serving: Serving size: about 1-1/13 cups each, Calories: 220, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 20mg, Carbohydrates: 32g, Fiber: 6g, Sodium: 650mg, Protein: 12g


Recipe Good source of Vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, fiber and protein.


Nutrition Calculation: All recipes were nutritionally analyzed using nutrient values provided by Genesis, Version 9.1 (ESHA Research), or were provided by manufacturers.  The analysis does not include optional ingredients and is based on a single serving.


  • Prep Time

    20 Minutes

  • Cook Time

    45 Minutes

  • Makes

    10 (about 1-1/3 cups each)


1 Tbsp.

1 Cup

chopped shallots


large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into ½” pieces

8 Cups

chopped fresh turnip greens

2 Cups

frozen whole kernel yellow corn

1 Can

(15.5 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed, drained

8 Cups

low sodium vegetable broth

½ Tsp.

cayenne pepper

¾ Cup

uncooked orzo pasta



Cut sausage into ¼” slices. Melt butter in 5-6 quart pan or stockpot over medium-high heat. Cook sausage, shallots and red bell pepper, stirring occasionally until sausage is lightly browned, about 3-4 minutes.


Add turnip greens and cook, stirring gently until greens wilt, about 3 minutes. Stir in corn, beans, vegetable broth and cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil.


Stir in orzo pasta. Return soup to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook 30 minutes