Bean and Sausage Soup

Bean and Sausage Soup


"Hearty main dish soup for a cold winter day. Buy mixed dried beans in bulk - not prepackaged bean soup mix - and save a lot of money! Serve with sliced Italian bread."


17 h 25 m servings 383 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 383 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 9.6 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.8g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 29.2 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 1560 mg
  • 62%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pick through and rinse beans. Place in a 4 quart pot, and cover with at least 2 inches of water. Bring to a boil for 2 to 3 minutes. Cover, and let stand in the refrigerator overnight.
  2. Drain and rinse beans. Place beans in slow cooker with canned tomatoes, broth, white wine, and vegetables. Cover, and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours.
  3. In a skillet, cook the sausage over medium heat until done. Slice links into 1/2 inch pieces. Add meat to slow cooker, and cook soup another 30 to 60 minutes.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 42 Ratings


Don't understand all the whining about this recipe. It is quite good. BUT I did make some adjustments that probably ensured its success. Tomatoes and wine are acidic and will halt the cooking ...

Instead of using packaged beans, I used canned beans.Much faster and didn't have to worry about uncooked beans. It was delicious. My husband loves it too. I make it a lot.

I adapted this recipe for the stovetop, and it couldn't be easier or faster or more delicious! I used canned beans and tomatoes, frozen vegetables for the rest (except onion). And it took only a...

It was Great. I only made the following changes: the bean pkge I purchased was 1#; had no white wine at home (so left out) and used only 1# of cajun seasoned sausage, since that is all I had. ...

Overall, a pretty tasty soup. Easy to make, too. The only time-consuming part was preparing the vegetables.

If I could give this more than 5 stars I would! I didn't add the wine (don't care for it) and I cooked it 2-3 hours longer than it called for. It is the perfect make a day ahead and heat back ...

Soup could be improved by cooking "Beans" completely before adding the tomatoes! Adding tomatoes too soon hardens the shells and makes soup too crunchy! I tried this recipe several times follo...

This soup was great. We had it on one of the first cool nights of the fall and it was perfect. I substituted the wine with chicken broth and it still tasted good. I also used hot italian pork...

Everyone loved this one. I personally thought it was a bit salty, would cut down on the salt next time. But it was an overall hit at our house. Kids like it too.