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                        Three Bean and Sausage Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Woman’s Day, 9/1/97
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :1:00
 Categories    : Entree                           Low-Fat
                 Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      oz            kielbasa, low-fat
    2      c             onions -- chopped
    1      c             celery -- chopped
    1      tbsp          garlic -- minced
    5      tsp           chicken bouillon granules
    8      oz            canned tomatoes -- with juice
    7      c             water
   16      oz            russet potatoes -- peeled and sliced
    4      med           carrots -- shredded
   15      oz            canned white beans
   15      oz            canned red beans
   15      oz            canned black beans
    4      oz            kale
 
 Saute sausage, onion, celery and garlic in a 5-quart pot until
 vegetables are softened, about 3 minutes.  Add bouillon, tomatoes and
 water.  Bring to a boil, breaking up tomateos with a spoon.  Reduce
 heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes.  Meanwhile, wash kale thoroughly,
 remove stems, and cut into narrow strips; set aside.  Prepare carrots
 and potatoes.
 
 Stir potatoes and carrots into the pot; cover and simmer 10 minutes. 
 Add beans and kale; cover and simmer for 15 minutes more or until all of
 the vegetables are tender.  Mash some beans against the side of the pot
 with the back of a large spoon to thicken the soup.
 
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