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Hearty Bean Soup


  • Author: KrazyKitchenMom
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 boxes of chicken stock
  • 1 large cans white beans. I use a mix of Navy Beans and Cannelli Beans.
  • 3/4 Kielbasa – sliced or diced small
  • 1 small onion – diced
  • 2 carrots – peeled and diced
  • 1 celery stalk – diced
  • 2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 68 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large soup pot; add onions, celery and carrots and cook for 5 minutes.
  2. Rinse beans under cold water until water runs clear; add to onions, celery and carrots.
  3. Add chicken stock, kielbasa, 4 thyme sprigs.
  4. Salt and pepper liberally
  5. Bring to a boil; reduce to a slow simmer and cook for at least 1 hour.
  6. After 1 hour, use a potato mashers and mash some of the beans.
  7. Stir and cook for another 30 minutes.