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Sausage Bean Soup Recipe

Sausage Bean Soup Recipe

This flavorful soup is filling part of a fast-to-fix meal that uses canned beans and quick-cooking sausage, so it only needs to simmer a few minutes.—Marlene Muckenhirn, Delano, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 3/4 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese


  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook sausage, onion and garlic until the sausage is browned; drain. Add beans, tomatoes, broth and basil. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Sprinkle each serving with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 223 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 1,024 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 15 g protein.