Sausage and Bean Soup

Total Time
3hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 3 hrs

Great for a cold winter evening. This recipe is from my Dad, whom I learned to cook from. Leftovers freeze well for another meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring beans and water to boiling in a medium saucepan.
  2. Boil briskly for 2 minutes, remove from heat let stand, covered for 1 hour.
  3. In a large pot melt butter over medium heat.
  4. Cook onion, leeks, celery, and carrots, stirring, until onion is soft.
  5. Mix in parsley, broth, beans and their liquid, potatoes and thyme.
  6. Bring to boiling, cover, reduce heat, and simmer until beans are tender about 21/2 hours.
  7. Add sausage slices.
  8. Cover and simmer 20 minites.
  9. Taste and add salt if needed.


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This is from My Great Recipes 1984 (still have the original card) and I've been doing this one for years. So glad you posted.

Julie B's Hive November 02, 2007

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