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Zesty Garbanzo Sausage Soup

 Zesty Garbanzo Sausage Soup
Even the busiest home cooks will have time to prepare this Cajun-inspired soup. If your family prefers spicier flavors, use medium salsa instead of mild.
7 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 6-1/2 hours


  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) mild salsa
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced fresh or frozen okra
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 pound Johnsonville® Polish Kielbasa Sausage or Polish sausage, cut into 1-inch pieces


  • In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first eight ingredients. Cover
  • and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until vegetables are tender. Stir
  • in kielbasa. Cover and cook 30 minutes longer or until heated
  • through.
  • Yield: 7 servings.