Great Northern Bean Stew

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Debs Recipes

It seems like this family favorite recipe came from an old Pillsbury Bake-Off Cookbook, but I'm not certain. I only know that we enjoy this quick-to-make and delicious stew often on brisk fall and winter evenings.

Top Review by Saejin1983

This was an awesome recipe! I had to sub in a few ingredients because we were to poor to go to the store but luckily my husband is a sales food rep and we had a sample of this pecan smoked bacon which is also amazing by itself. So I used the bacon for the meat and then I didn't have any cabbage so I subbed in some chopped frozen spinach. It's awesome and the spice mix was great. We ended up putting in 1/4 cup of brown sugar only because the bacon has such a smoky (but sophisticated) flavor and it ended up perfect. Thanks so much!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook sausage in heavy stockpot; add onions and carrots when sausage is half-cooked; cook and stir until sausage is done; drain fat from pot.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients and bring to boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer 15 minutes until vegetables are tender; add up to 1 cup of water until stew is desired consistency; heat through and serve.

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