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Smoked Sausage and Bean Soup

Course Soup


  • 1 med. onion finely chopped
  • 1 - 15 oz. can red kidney beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 t. garlic minced
  • 1 t. instant beef bouillon granules
  • 1 T. margarine or butter
  • 2 c. chopped cabbage
  • 6 c. Water
  • 2 med potatoes chopped (2 cups)
  • 16 oz. fully cooked turkey smoked sausage sliced
  • 1/4 c. tomato paste or ketchup
  • 3 T. Vinegar


  • In a 4-quart Dutch oven, cook the onion and garlic in margarine or butter until tender, but not brown.
  • Add the water, potatoes, sausage, beans and bouillon granules. Heat to boiling.
  • Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add the cabbage, tomato paste or ketchup and vinegar. Simmer, covered, 10 minutes more.
  • Makes 6 main dish servings.


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