Creamy White Bean & Italian Sausage Soup

Recipe by Luby Luby Luby
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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain beans in colander and remove 1 1/2 cups beans and place in mixing bowl.
  • Using a potato masher or the back of a spoon mash beans to a fairly smooth consistency then set aside.
  • In large skillet cook sausage over medium heat breaking up into small pieces until browned.
  • Remove sauage from skillet and place on paper towels to absorb grease.
  • In heavy dutch oven or stock pot heat oil over medium heat.
  • Add chopped onions, carrots and celery to hot oil and cook until softened, about 20-25 minutes.
  • Add broth, whole beans and minced garlic to vegetable mixture.
  • Bring to a simmer, lower heat and stir in cooked sausage and reserved mashed beans.
  • Add seasonings, cover and simmer gently over medium heat for about 30 minutes.
  • Add heavy cream and cook covered over low heat for about 10 minutes.
  • Place in bowls and sprinkle with grated parmesean cheese and crushed red pepper flakes, if desired.
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