Sausage and Bean Soup

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

A brisk fall or winter evening is just the time for a steaming bowl of this nourishing vegetable soup. Tender little white beans add substance. Polish sausage a bonus of flavor. Accompany this meal-in-one-bowl with rye bread, milk and for dessert, fresh oranges and sugar cookies. Deliciossso!!!

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Bring beans and water to boiling in a medium sauce pan. Boil briskly for 2 minute then remove from heat. Let stand, covered 1 hours.
  2. In a 5-6 quart kettle melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion, leek, celery and carrots, stirring until onion is soft. Mix in parsley, broth, beans and their liquid potatoes and thyme. Bring to boiling. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until beans are tender, about 2 1/2 hours.
  3. Add sausage slices. Cover and simmer 20 minute.
  4. Taste, and add salt if needed.