Kielbasa Sausage 17 Bean Soup

Diane Cash

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@dccash

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash and soak dried beans overnight or fast soak for an hour in boiling water. Rinse.
2
In a large pot, add beans, dried chicken stock, canned tomatoes, herbs, 2 tbs olive oil.
3
Add 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.
4
Place 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.
5
Last step is to add dried noodles to soup. Cook until noodles are softened. Add salt and pepper to taste.