Creamy Bean Soup with Sausage

finely chop the onion

mince the garlic

heat oil in a large pot

add Italian sausage

break up in pieces, cook until brown, about 5 minutes

add onion and garlic, cook for 3 minutes

stir in spices

add chicken broth and tomato purée

stir in tomato paste, bring to a boil

add beans

cover, simmer for 10-15 minutes

meanwhile, chop the parsley

when ready, pour in cream

turn off the heat, stir in  Parmesan

finish off with black pepper and parsley