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Hearty Sausage Soup

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Cook: 6 hours


14 servings (3-1/2 quarts)

My family loves a big bowl of soup like this one brimming with sausage and veggies. We have it with hot rolls on Christmas Day. —Barbara Tilghman, Bel Air, Maryland
Hearty Sausage Soup Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds smoked kielbasa or Polish sausage, sliced
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped cabbage
  • 2 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 6 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 3 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried savory
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a large skillet, brown kielbasa in batches. Transfer to a 6-qt. slow cooker. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook, covered, on low 6-8 hours or until vegetables are tender. Skim fat.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 311 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 1137mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 13g protein.

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