Kielbasa-Bean Slow Cooker Soup
58 oz fat-free chicken broth, four 14.5 oz cans
16 oz low-fat sausage, smoked, or reduced-fat kielbasa, cut in half lengthwise
and then sliced
15 oz canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained
15 oz canned black beans, rinsed and drained
4 medium carrot(s), chopped
3 medium celery, stalks, chopped
1 large onion(s), chopped
1 tsp thyme
14 1/2 oz canned diced tomatoes, undrained
Mix all ingredients, except tomatoes, in a 5 to 6-quart slow cooker (crockpot).
Cover and cook on low-heat setting at least 6 hours or until vegetables are
Stir in tomatoes; cover and cook on high-heat setting until heated through,
about 15 minutes more.
Yields about 1 heaping cup per serving.
POINTS® Value: 3