Sausage and White Bean Soup

Do you remember the ham and bean soup that was really popular growing up? This soup is a play on that and with some veggies added, it’s healthy-ish and filling. It’s creamy and so comforting. You can use whatever veggies you have in your fridge. I used onion, red and orange bell peppers, garlic and zucchini. This 30-minute dinner works great for meal prepping.

White beans are packed with nutrients, especially fiber and protein. You could remove the kielbasa sausage and make this a vegetarian dish and it be just as filling. The power of a white bean!

Sausage and White Bean Soup

Prep time: 5 minutes | Cook time: 25 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes

recipes with rachel sausage and white bean soup

Ingredients

  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 kielbasa sausage, diced up into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup orange bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tbs minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups milk
  • 4 tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 15- oz can Great Northern white beans, drained and rinse
  • 2 tbs chopped parsley

Recipe

  • In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat and then add the chopped sausage pieces.
  • Sauté for a couple minutes and then add in the onion, peppers and garlic.
  • Add salt and pepper, stir and continue cooking until the onions and peppers soften, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the flour to the mixture and stir to coat. Stir for a couple minutes until the flour begins to brown and smell a little toasty.
  • Slowly add the milk and stir until it smooths. It’ll begin to bubble and thicken. Continue to stir.
  • Add in Worcestershire sauce and beans.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and cook for another 15 minutes until the beans are cooked and the flavors are perfectly married together.
  • Serve warm. Enjoy!
recipes with rachel sausage and white bean soup

XO, Rachel

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