Bean Soup
Author: Recipe Editor
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Serves: 8 Cups
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  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.
  4. If the red potatoes are very small, cut them in half to prevent overcooking. Feel free to use diced cooked ham in place of the sausage.