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How to make white beans with sausage

also known as White Bean Soup (with Sausage)

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Note #1: if using dry beans, you'll need to prepare and cook them according to the directions on the package before starting this recipe.

Note #2: Instead of Italian sausage, I use turkey breakfast sausage cooked in a little olive oil. Don't add oil if using Italian sausage... --->

(In fact, you'll want to drain some of the excess oil before adding the broth and soup.)

Start by browning and breaking up the sausage over medium heat in a large pot.

Start by browning and breaking up the sausage over medium heat in a large pot.

Add the chopped onion and celery while the meat is browning.

Add the chopped onion and celery while the meat is browning.

Since I'm not using Italian sausage, I like to add some Garlic Powder...

Since I'm not using Italian sausage, I like to add some Garlic Powder...

...and dried Basil.

...and dried Basil.

Once the sausage is cooked through, pour in the chicken broth (or in my case, water & bullion).

Once the sausage is cooked through, pour in the chicken broth (or in my case, water & bullion).

Let the broth come to a boil, then add the Cream of Celery soup.

Let the broth come to a boil, then add the Cream of Celery soup.

And now, the beans...I drain and rinse 2 cans, and add the other 2 cans undrained.

And now, the beans...I drain and rinse 2 cans, and add the other 2 cans undrained.

Add a little seasoning. Bring to a boil.

Add a little seasoning. Bring to a boil.

Reduce to low heat, cover, and cook for at least 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Taste and add seasoning, if needed. I like to let it continue cooking for an hour or two.

Reduce to low heat, cover, and cook for at least 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Taste and add seasoning, if needed. I like to let it continue cooking for an hour or two.

Ready to eat!  * Hint: add an extra cup or two of broth if you want it more "soupy" *

Ready to eat! * Hint: add an extra cup or two of broth if you want it more "soupy" *

Serve with cornbread for a perfect southern meal :)

Serve with cornbread for a perfect southern meal :)

  • 1.0lb Ground / bulk Italian Sausage
  • 1.0 Small onion, chopped (or 1/2 medium)
  • 4.0 Celery ribs, chopped
  • 2.0c Chicken broth
  • 10.0oz Cream of celery soup (1 can)
  • 4.0 Cans of Great Northern Beans (or 16 oz bag dry)
  • Salt, pepper, other seasoning to taste