Today, I would like to show you how to make a delicious and satisfying white bean and kielbasa soup that’s easy to make in your slow cooker.
We’ve talked previously about cooking beans in your slow cooker and about kielbasa. This soup is flavorful way to put the two together for a hearty soup that can be easily prepared in your slow cooker. All you need to add is some crusty bread and a glass of milk and you have a complete meal.
- 1 (1 lb.) package dried small white beans
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 1 Tbsp. minced garlic, or to taste
- 1 tsp. dried rosemary
- ½ tsp. dried thyme
- 6 cups chicken broth
- 1 (14.5 oz.) can petite dice tomatoes
- 14 oz. Kielbasa or polish sausage, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced
- 4 cups fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
- grated Parmesan, for topping
- Rinse and pick over dried beans, then place them in slow cooker.
- Add the onion, garlic, spices, chicken broth and tomatoes to slow cooker; stir well. Cover and place on low for about 6-7 hours.
- Remove lid and add Kielbasa. Cook 30 minutes more.
- Remove lid and stir in spinach. Turn slow cooker to high and Cook about 30 minutes longer or until beans are done to your liking.
- Serve hot, topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
Serve this in a pretty dish with some crusty bread and some milk, and there you have a delicious and nutritious soup perfect for a cold winter evening here in Minnesto!