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 - 110 calories, 1 g fat (6% calories from fat), 7 g protein, 24 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 206 mg sodium