Cajun Ham and Sausage Bean Soup
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Cajun Ham and Sausage Bean Soup

Delicious soup with a kick, packed full of meaty goodness this is one comforting dinner!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Bean Soup
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 59kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 16 oz pkg 15 bean soup
  • 2 Tbs oil
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 green pepper diced
  • 8-9 cups water
  • 1 meaty ham bone + 1 cup diced ham
  • 1 Tbs Cajun seasoning like Tony Chachere's
  • 1 Tbs Italian seasoning
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chiles
  • 1 16 oz link sausage (smoked, polish, andouille), sliced

Instructions

  • Soak your beans in bowl of water overnight.
  • In large stock pot saute your onion and pepper in oil until tender.
  • Add in your water, ham bone, ham and beans and bring to a boil.
  • Boil for about 5 minutes then reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Stir in your cajun seasoning, italian seasoning, bay leaves, tomato sauce and green chiles.
  • Let simmer uncovered for about 3-3 1/2 hours, at that time, add your sliced sausage.
  • Heat for about another 30 minutes and remove your ham bone making sure to get all the meat off of the bone as well as removing your bay leaves.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 59kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 97mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 12.9% | Vitamin C: 21% | Calcium: 3.2% | Iron: 3.6%