german bean and sausage soup

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Elaine Laskowski
from Plymouth, PA

A hearty soup that is comfort food. It is a family favorite.

serves 8-10
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For german bean and sausage soup

  • 1 lb
    lima beans
  • 5 qt
    water
  • 1 c. + 2 tsp
    ham flavored soup base
  • 1 c
    cooked ham hock
  • 1 tsp
    thyme
  • 4 c
    onions, carrots and celery, chopped
  • 4 c
    potatoes, diced
  • 1 lb
    green beans
  • 1 1/2 lb
    smaked kielbasa, sliced
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How To Make german bean and sausage soup

  • 1
    Wash and sort Lima beans. Put in a large pot with water and soak overnight or use the quick method and boil the beans in the water for 30 minutes, cover and let sit in the hot water for an hour and then proceed as the recipe states.
  • 2
    Add the soup base and ham hock and cook for 25 minutes.
  • 3
    Add the thyme, onions, carrots, celery, potatoes and green beans and cook until veggies are done.
  • 4
    Remove the meat from the ham hock and return it to the soup along with the sliced kielbasa and cook another 10 minutes to heat through.

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