Creamy Bean Soup with Sausage

finely chop the onion

mince the garlic

heat oil over  medium high

add Italian sausage

break up in pieces, cook until browned, 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 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