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Quick Bean Soup

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


6-8 servings (about 2-1/4 quarts)

A co-worker of mine brought this soup for everyone to sample at lunch one day. I ended up eating a heaping bowlful even though I don't normally care for soup. It's that good.—Dorothy Anderson, Woodstock, Illinois


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) navy or great northern beans
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices and halved
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a 3-qt. saucepan, combine onion, carrots, celery and water. Bring to a boil; boil for 5 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients; mix well. Heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 243 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 1270mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 12g protein.

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