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kielbasa sausage 17 bean soup

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Diane Cash
Providence Forge, VA

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

★★★★★ 1
serves Makes a Large Pot
prep time 30 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For kielbasa sausage 17 bean soup

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

How To Make kielbasa sausage 17 bean soup

  • 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.