- 1 pound bulk hot Italian sausage
- 2 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 package (16 ounces) coleslaw mix
- 1 jar (24 ounces) garlic and herb spaghetti sauce
- 3 cups water
- In a Dutch oven, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 16-20 minutes or until flavors are blended. Yield: 6 servings (2 quarts).
Reviews for Italian Sausage & Bean Soup
"Easy and good. I only use 1/3 lb. of mild sausage -- enough for the flavor without so much fat. I added onions and garlic with the sausage. I used slightly less cabbage than called for. I cooked 45 minutes to allow the cabbage to soften. And I added 1 cup of cooked pasta at the end."
"Wow this soup is good! Having for dinner tonight. It was hard to stop testing it lol. I added a small onion, little basil and oregano. So simple!"
"We made a Vegan version of this yummy recipe! Used 1-1/2 pkgs. Vegan Italian Sausage, diced it and browned it a bit in oil. Made the soup portion, cooking 'til the cabbage was very tender. (Had to add a bit more water to do this) Added the 'Sausage' at the end and cooked about 5 minutes longer. It was SOOOO YUMMY!To "win30o6" I've got a question. It's simple. "Why?!" If you don't like what you see, back-out of this site. Simple as that. It's not funny. It's not cute. It's not meant for your intertainment. It's a place for people that enjoy cooking and leaving comments in their ACTUAL experiences with a recipe or to add questions."
"This soup has great flavor! Only rated it 4 stars, since it really needs to cook longer for the cabbage in the coleslaw mix to get softer. If you're concerned about the fat and sodium in this recipe, like win30o6 so rudely was, all you have to do is get some turkey or chicken sausage instead. And, cut down on the sodium by either buying low sodium beans or cooking up your own beans and spaghetti sauce. Most times there's a way, without being rude. I did also add some crushed red pepper and garlic powder, like some former reviews recommended."
"You call this healthy soup with 8g sat fat and 1,411 mg sodium? Correction: I'd call it an artery clogger or heart attack waiting to happen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
"Very yummy, and super easy, added a bit of garlic powder because garlic makes everything better."
"I loved this soup. It was great and my family also loved it."
"very nice recipe"
"Wonderful easy recipe for a cool fall evening. I used this recipe at a soup cookoff and won 2nd place. Thanks for sharing this recipe."
"I'm making this again today for about the 4th time. It is fabulous...don't add anything else; not necessary!"