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
Servings: 6 people
- 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
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!
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%