Easy Bean and Kielbasa Soup

If your mornings are rushed, slice the sausage and chop the vegetables the night before and store in resealable plastic food-storage bags in the refrigerator.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/2
package (20-oz size) 15- or 16-dried bean soup mix, sorted and rinsed
1
package (16 oz) smoked kielbasa sausage, cut lengthwise in half, then cut crosswise into slices
2
cartons (32 oz each) Progresso™ chicken broth (8 cups)
4
medium carrots, chopped (2 cups)
3
medium stalks celery, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
tablespoons tomato paste
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except tomatoes.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Stir in tomatoes. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook about 15 minutes or until hot.
  • 1 In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except tomatoes.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Stir in tomatoes. Increase heat setting to High. Cover and cook about 15 minutes or until hot.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
2020mg
2020%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
120%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.