CP Sausage Bean Soup

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CP Sausage Bean Soup
Sun, 07-24-2005 - 10:16pm
CP Sausage Bean Soup

1 lb. pkg. dried Great Northern beans
28 oz. can whole tomatoes
2 (8 oz.) cans no salt added tomato sauce
2 lg. onions, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 to 1/2 t. pepper
3 celery ribs, sliced
bell pepper, sliced
lg. ham bone, all skin and fat removed (6 oz. ham)
1 to 2 lbs. low fat smoked sausage links, sliced

Cover beans with water and soak for 8 hours. Rinse and drain. Place beans in 6 qt. crock pot and cover with water. Combine all other ingredients, except sausage, in lg. bowl. Stir into beans in crock pot. Cover; cook on high 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Reduce to low. Cook 7 hours. Remove ham bone or hock and debone. Stir ham pieces back into soup. Add browned sausage links. Cover and cook on low 1 hour. Makes 10 servings.

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