ace the first seven ingredients in a heavy pot, bring to a boil, cover, reduce flame to medium low, and simmer approximately 1 hour or until tender. Add sea salt and ditalini. Simmer uncovered about 10 minutes. Remove bay leaf and discard. Mix in spinach and parsley, cook 2 minutes and serve.
Per serving - 129 calories, 1 gram fat (6% calories from fat), 7 gram protein, 24 gram carbohydrate, 7 gram fiber, 0 milligram cholesterol, 207 milligram sodium