Bean and Sausage Stew

  • amybroun Posted: 01/20/11
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    This was SO easy, simple, and absolutely delicious. I like my soup a little more tomato based so I added 2 cans of the tomatoes and less chicken broth. Other than that, no substitutions. So good!

  • citymommyjd Posted: 09/16/09
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    Simple and excellent! Substitued swiss chard for the kale and it worked great.

  • dosmadre Posted: 03/29/11
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    Fast, easy & really good.

  • herrop12 Posted: 10/10/09
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    This recipe is the best. The only change I made is using Jennie O hot turkey sausage links. Very good and spicy. I make it at least once a month.

  • MariaGF Posted: 10/04/11
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    Easy and delicious. Everyone in the family loves it. Other than the greens, the ingredients are things that I always have on hand. Definitely a keeper!

  • kisiminger Posted: 03/10/12
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    We had never had kale and I was a little hesitant, but the soup was great! I used dried Cannelli beans, which I soaked overnight, and increased the chicken broth to 32 oz., and simmered the soup for about 2 hours. Next time I'll probably do it in the slow cooker. My husband, son, and I all loved it and we'll definitely have it again!

  • michiehardin Posted: 05/25/13
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    I made a few adaptations to this recipe to suit my taste. First, I cut up and browned three slices of applewood smoked bacon until crispy. I then added the kale and allowed it to cook down just a little bit. I removed this mixture from the pan and threw in 12 oz of chicken garlic sausage and browned for a few minutes. I then added the beans, tomatoes, broth, and the bacon/kale mixture. I seasoned with about 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes. Next time I will add about 1 tsp of red pepper flakes and a shot of vinegar to brighten the flavors. Great simple soup!

  • Yesitsme Posted: 01/14/14
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    Made as is and it was quite satisfying. Next time I I will use more heat.

  • alimax Posted: 10/16/13
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    I give this recipe the highest rating because it rates well in two of my most regarded areas. Souper easy. Souper delicious. Love this soup. Made it for my mother-in-law and she was impressed. What more can I say.


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