Slow-Cooker Smoked Sausage and Bean Soup

Slow-Cooker Smoked Sausage and Bean Soup

Stock the slow cooker with this smoky sausage and bean soup, rounded out nicely with a complementary selection of veggies and herbs. It takes just 15 minutes to assemble.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

8:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

7

servings

1
lb small red potatoes, each cut into 8 pieces (about 3 cups)
4
medium carrots, sliced (2 cups)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, sliced (1/2 cup)
2
cans (15 oz each) navy or cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® chicken broth (4 cups)
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1
lb fully cooked kielbasa sausage, cut in half lengthwise, then into 1/4-inch slices
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  1. Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, mix all ingredients except sausage and parsley.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  3. Stir in sausage and parsley. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 30 minutes longer or until sausage is hot.
Makes 7 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
If the red potatoes are very small, cut them in half to prevent overcooking.
Substitution
Feel free to use diced cooked ham in place of the sausage.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 440
    • (Calories from Fat 170),
  • Total Fat 19g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 1220mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 47g
    • (Dietary Fiber 14g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 20g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.