hearty smoked sausage soup

★★★★★ 2
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By Donna Brown
from West TN, TN

I received this recipe from a friend and we find it delicious. It not only is a hearty and filling soup on a cold day, but it is a healthy one, too.

★★★★★ 2
method Stove Top

Ingredients For hearty smoked sausage soup

  • 2 - 3
    "links" smoked turkey sausage (i use one 14 oz. pkg. butterball turkey smoked sausage, 60% less fat)
  • 1/2
    medium head cabbage, coarsley chopped
  • 1
    medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 - 1
    red or green bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1
    15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1
    14.5 oz can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano
  • 1
    can kidney beans (if desired)
  • 1 tsp
    minced garlic
  • seasonings of your choice: salt, black pepper, mrs. dash, perfect pinch garlic and herb, oregano (i put all of it - the mrs. dash and perfect pinch are both salt free)
  • 2 - 3 c
    water

How To Make hearty smoked sausage soup

  • 1
    Slice smoked sausage into thin slices and add to a stockpot or large saucepan. Chop cabbage, onions and bell pepper and add to the sausage. Add remainer of ingredients. Cook on medium heat until vegetables are tender, about 30 - 40 minutes. You may have to add a bit more water (or a can of low fat chicken broth, if you prefer) if the liquid in the pot cooks down and it's not soupy enough for you.
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