Betty Crocker comes through again! This is a great soup for a cold winter’s night dinner.
1 roll of Jimmy Dean Pork Italian Sausage
2 large russet potatoes, cut into cubes (about 4 cups)
1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
2 cloves garlic, pressed
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 cups water
3 1/2 cups chicken broth
handful of bacon from a package of Costco real crumbled bacon
1 (15 oz) can white beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup half and half
1 Cook sausage in Dutch oven over medium heat 6 – 8 minutes until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels.
2 In same pan, mix potatoes, onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, water and broth. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and cook uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3 Stir in bacon, sausage, and beans. Cook 10 – 15 minutes until potatoes are tender. Stir in half and half and cook just until heated through.
recipe adapted from Betty Crocker