Kielbasa Sausage 17 Bean Soup

Diane Cash

By
@dccash

A healthy soup full of fiber and protein. I created this using low fat Kielbasa sausage. Meatless version is just as good.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
Makes a Large Pot
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
2 Hr

Ingredients

1
bag dried 17 bean soup beans
1 pkg
low fat turkey kielbasa sausage thinly sliced
2 large
carrots
2 large
celery stalks
1 or 2 large
onion
1 1/2 c
wheat pasta macaroni noodles
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
1
bay leaf
1 Tbsp
italian bread
1 can(s)
petite diced tomatoes
olive oil
4 pkg
no sodium/no fat dried chicken stock
water to cover

Step-By-Step

1Wash and soak dried beans overnight or fast soak for an hour in boiling water. Rinse.
2In a large pot, add beans, dried chicken stock, canned tomatoes, herbs, 2 tbs olive oil.
3Add 2 tbs olive oil to bottom of a second pan. Add all sliced veges. Cook over medium heat, stirring often until veges begin to soften. Add to soup bean mixture and cover with water.
4Place thinly sliced Kielbasa sausage in pan and lightly brown to remove excess fat. Add to soup mixture. Cook on medium approximately 2 hours, until dried beans are soft.
5Last step is to add dried noodles to soup. Cook until noodles are softened. Add salt and pepper to taste.