Sausage and Bean Chowder

  • 1lb. Big-Link Smoked Sausage
  • 16 oz. Can of Garbanzo Beans
  • 1 Large Onion, Diced
  • 2 Potatoes, Diced
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • ½ tsp. Pepper
  • 14.5 oz. Can of Crushed Tomatoes
  • 2 cups of Water
  • ½ c. Red Pepper, Chopped
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • ¼ tsp. Garlic Powder
  • ¼ tsp. Thyme
Brown sausage in fry pan and slice into 1-inch chunks. Drain off any fat. In a Dutch oven, combine garbanzo beans, tomatoes, water, onions, bay leaf, salt, garlic powder, thyme, and black pepper. Add the sausage, potatoes, and red pepper. Simmer for 45-1 hour until potatoes are cooked. Serve over egg noodles or rice. SERVES 6 * Cob-Smoked Kielbasa may be used in place of Big-Link Sausage