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Bean Soup with Sausage - Recipe

Three vegetables combined with sausage and beans for a healthy and satisfying soup.
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Bean Soup with Sausage Recipe
  • In a large bowl or pot, place the beans in with 6 cups of cold water. Cover and allow to sit for 6-8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain and rinse beans.
  • Place the beans in a dutch oven and add 6 more cups of water.
  • Brown the sausage in a skillet with one tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Add the red onion.
  • When browned, slice the sausage into 1/2 inch slices.
  • Add the sausage and onion in with the beans in the dutch oven.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered for 1 1/2 hours or until the beans are tender.
  • Adjust seasonings to taste.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1.5 hours
Container: dutch oven, medium skillet
Servings: 8
-1 pound dry soup beans - northern, navy, pinto or a blend
-12 cups water
-12 ounces sundried tomato and basil chicken sausage links - or your favorite variety of sausage
-1 tablespoon olive oil
-1/2 cup celery - chopped
-1/2 cup red onion - chopped
-1 carrot - diced
- salt and pepper to taste
-1 teaspoon Italian herb seasoning
-2 tablespoons fresh rosemary - chopped