238 calories; 11 g fat; 4 g saturated fat; 22 mg cholesterol; 613 mg sodium; 21 g carbohydrate; 3 g fi ber; 14 g protein
Brown sausage and remove from pan.
Add a small amount of oil and saute onion, carrot, celery, and garlic for about 5 minutes, or until vegetables begin to soften.
Add sausage back to the pan.
Add chicken broth, bay leaf, thyme, sage, salt, pepper, and tomatoes.
Bring to a boil and add pasta and beans.
Simmer for 20 minutes, or until pasta is tender.
Add cheese and kale.
Simmer for 5 minutes. Serve.