Smokey Beans & Sausage Soup

Total Time
1hr 3mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 3 mins

I love making soups. My parents really love them, and I love the smell throughout the house while it simmers! It is a cozy, yummy comforting supper 8)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the beans in a Dutch oven or stock pot. Add water to cover by 2 inches.
  2. Bring to a boil and boil 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour, then drain completely.
  4. Return beans to pot. Add broth, sausage, and the seasonings; bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours.
  6. While thats cooking, sauté onions, carrots and celery in the oil.
  7. Add to soup after 1 1/2 hours.
  8. Cook at a simmer, covered, 1 hour or until beans are tender.
  9. Skim fat if needed.
  10. Remove bay leaf.
  11. Taste for additional seasonings.
  12. Serve hot and enjoy!
Most Helpful

A very nice soup. I haven't perfected making beans from dried beans. They are a little mushy. I froze this into 5 two serving portions.

jane49423 February 21, 2009