a delicious and healthy soup filled with veggies, beans and turkey sausage.
decase sausage and pull apart into chunks (click here for how to)
over medium heat, add olive oil to saute pan and let heat for 30 seconds. add minced garlic and let heat for another 30 seconds. add onions and cook for 1 minute or until slightly translucent.
add sausage to pan and brown for about 3 minutes. (pls note sausage will still be pink in some areas). Drain.
add all ingredients EXCLUDING PASTA to the Crock-pot. stir.
set on low for 7 hours or high for 3-4hrs (carrots should be tender). with 30 minutes left on the timer, discard bay leave, add in pasta and stir.
top with Parmesan cheese, parsley and enjoy!