Mom's Sausage, Bean and Sweet Potato Soup

Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Served with some crusty bread and a green salad, this soup makes a great meal for a chilly night.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pot, lightly brown sausage, remove and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, combine 1 can of beans, garlic, bay leaf, allspice, broth and 1 1/2 quarts water.
  3. Cook, partially covered about 15 minutes, then remove bay leaf.
  4. Peel sweet potatoes and cut into 1/2 inch pieces.
  5. In another pan, steam potatoes until tender, about 10 minutes.
  6. Drain potatoes and set aside.
  7. Puree or mash second can beans with 1 cup of the cooking liquid, and add to pot.
  8. Stir tomato paste and 1 tablespoon water together.
  9. Add sausage, tomato mixture, and Worcestershire sauce.
  10. Lower heat (to simmer) and continue cooking soup, covered, for 15 minutes.
  11. Add potatoes, chopped green onions, and salt and pepper to taste.
  12. Garnish with reserved chopped green onions.

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This was a nice soup, I enjoyed it! The directions were a little confusing, though - was I supposed to reserve some of the beans so I could mash them in the soup? Thanks Dee!

Carianne December 17, 2007

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