Hearty French Market Bean Soup

Serves: 11
Total Calories: 138


1 pound assorted beans
2 quarts water
1 quart chicken stock
1 tablespoon salt
1 ham hocks
2 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 (28-ounce) can tomato, chopped
2 cups chopped onions
2 cups chopped celery
1 clove garlic, mashed
8 ounces smoked sausages, sliced
8 ounces chicken breast, diced


Wash and soak beans at least 2 hours, preferably overnight.

In a large soup kettle, combine beans, water, stock, salt, ham hock, bay leaves, and thyme. Cover and simmer for 2 1/2–3 hours. Add tomatoes, onions, and celery. Cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours. Add garlic, sausage, and chicken. Cover and simmer 40 minutes. Serve.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 11
Total Calories: 138
Calories from Fat: 58

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