White Bean Soup for All Occasions

Creole White Bean soup with Sausage

White Bean Soup


  • 1/2 cup minced onion
  • 1/2 cup minced celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound smoked sausage. cut into 1'2-inch slices
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 cans (16 ounces each) navy beans with bacon (undrained)
  • 4 cups water salt and Freshly ground pepper


1. In large saucepan, cook onion, celery and bell pepper in butter until soft

2. Add sausages and tomato sauce; simmer 15 to 20 minutes.

3. In separate saucepan, bring navy beans with bacon to boil.

4. Puree beans and their liquid in a food processor or blender; add to ham mixture.

5. Add the water; season t o taste and simmer for 1 hour. Serve piping hot.