Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins
This is a great week night soup because it is so fast. We usually make it with cornbread.
- 2 (15 ounce) cans great northern beans, undrained
- 1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes
- 1 lb kielbasa, Polish Sausage etc
- 1 small onion, diced
- 1 cup water
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 bay leaf
- Cut sausage into bite sized peices. Put onion and sausage in large sauce pan over medium heat. Cook until heated through, about 5 minutes.
- Add all other ingredients, bring to a boil.
- Turn heat to low and simmer 20 minutes.
- Remove bayleaf.
I wanted to make this soup a couple of times before I rated it. I made it the first time as recipe says, but used rotel, and it was good!! Then I made it again and added a few things. I added a clove of chopped garlic and some chopped freah spinach and used regular diced tomatoes. And OH how good!!! You can have fun with this receipe!!
I had a few cans of Great Northern Beans I wanted to use up, and that's how I discovered this recipe. It's so good and so easy. Very little prep and time to cook. An easy weeknight meal. I used fresh garlic because I didn't have garlic powder. I also used fire roasted diced tomatoes and turkey kielbasa. I highly recommend this recipe for it's simplicity and flavor!
I used this recipe and it was FANTASTIC! However, I did make a few changes to it to suit the ingredients I had on hand and wanted to use up. Firstly, I left out the tomatoes and kielbasa. I substituted ham for the kielbasa and added cabbage, carrots and a few chicken bullion cubes. I was going to put in potato but forgot. I sure wish I had because I think it would have been wonderful. I didn't do anything special in cutting up the cabbage and onions. I just cut them up in slices, separated them and dropped them in. I must say that I absolutely HATE onions but didn't taste them one bit. The onion flavor mixed in with the brother just enough and the leftover skin easily mixed in with the cabbage. You also should know that I HATE to cook. I was just trying to use up a bag of Northern Great Beans I had lying around. Boy, was this soup a hit with my family! They couldn't get enough (neither could I). I'd definitely make it again.