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Cajun 15 Bean Soup with Turkey and Andouille Sausage

Cajun 15 Bean Soup with Turkey and Andouille Sausage

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Cajun-inspired
Keyword bean-soup, beans-recipes, cajun-bean-soup, hurst-bean-recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 50 minutes
Servings 14 servings
Calories 286kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 20 oz package HamBeens® Cajun 15 BEAN SOUP
  • 8 cups water for soaking
  • To prepare:
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 lb smoked andouille sausage sliced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 ribs celery sliced
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • ½ tsp lemon pepper
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • 1 16-oz can diced tomatoes with green chiles
  • 2 cups roughly chopped turkey
  • 2 Tbsp chopped Italian parsley
  • Cooked Rice for serving optional
  • Hot sauce optional


  • Remove the seasoning pack from beans. Set aside.
  • Rinse beans in a colander removing any debris. Pour into a large pot and cover with 8 cups cold water. Soak on the counter for 8 hours or overnight.
  • To prepare: Drain water from beans. Add 8 cups chicken broth, bay leaves and thyme. Bring to a boil.
  • Cover and lower the heat to simmer. Cook covered for 2 hours stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, drizzle a large skillet with olive oil. Over medium-high heat brown the andouille sausage. Push to the side or remove to a platter.
  • Add the pepper, onion, celery, garlic salt, lemon pepper, black pepper and cumin to the skillet. Saute for 3 minutes or until softened and beginning to brown.
  • After the beans have cooked for 2 hours add the Cajun seasoning packet, sausage and sauteed vegetables, tomatoes,and turkey. Mix well.
  • Cover and continue to cook for 30 minutes OR until the beans are tender. When done add parsley then taste and adjust salt to your taste, if needed. Mix well
  • Serve with a scoop of rice and hot sauce on the side, if desired.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 1124mg | Potassium: 834mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg