North Woods Bean Soup

Number of Servings: 5 (432 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 25 min.

This simple soup is made savory and rich with the addition of nicely spiced turkey kielbasa. Warm up from winter fun with this meal that can be easily made in a slow cooker.


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup baby carrots, halved
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 7 oz. turkey kielbasa, halved lengthwise and cut into ½" pieces
  • 4 cups fat-free, low sodium vegetable broth
  • ½ tsp. Italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 (15.8 oz.) cans Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (6 oz.) bag fresh baby spinach leaves


  1. Heat a large saucepan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat.
  2. Add carrots, onion, garlic, and kielbasa; sauté, stirring occasionally (3 minutes). Reduce heat to medium and cook (5 minutes).
  3. Add the broth, Italian seasoning, pepper, and beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer (5 minutes).
  4. Place 2 cups of the soup in a food processor or blender, and process until smooth. Return the pureed mixture to pan and bring to a simmer (5 minutes).
  5. Remove soup from heat. Add the spinach, stirring until spinach wilts.

Nutrition Facts

5 servings per container

Serving Size 432 g

Amount per serving
Calories 235
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 910mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 19g
Protein 15g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 161.4mg 10%
Iron 3.4mg 15%
Potassium 680mg 15%
Vitamin A 366mcg 40%
Vitamin C 14.3mg 15%
Vitamin E 1.6mg 15%
Vitamin K 170.2mcg 140%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 8%
Niacin 2.8mg 20%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 20%
Folate 165.5mcg 41%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.2mcg 4%
Chloride 41.3mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 0%
Phosphorus 181mg 15%
Iodine 1.3mcg 0%
Magnesium 88mg 20%
Zinc 1mg 10%
Selenium 5.3mcg 10%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.9mg 40%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 85.2mcg 190%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Low Sodium Vegetable Broth (water, Organic Carrots, Organic Celery, Organic Onions, Organic Leeks, Organic Tomato Puree (organic Tomatoes, Sea Salt, Citric Acid), Organic Mushrooms, Organic Garlic, Organic Spices, Organic Sea Salt), Great Northern Beans (prepared Great Northern Beans, Water, Salt And Calcium Chloride), Turkey Kielbasa (turkey, Mechanically Separated Turkey, Water, Corn Syrup, Contains 2% Or Less: Salt, Spice And Flavor, Dextrose, Isolated Soy Product, Isolated Soy Protein, Monosodium Glutamate, Sodium Erythorbate, Sodium Nitrate), Spinach, Onion, Carrots, Garlic, Cooking Spray (canola Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Palm Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Coconut Oil (adds A Trivial Amount Of Fat), Lecithin From Soybeans (non Stick Agent), Dimethyl Silicone (for Anti-foaming), Rosemary Extract (preservative)), Italian Seasoning (marjoram, Thyme, Rosemary, Savory, Sage, Oregano, And Basil), Black Pepper.

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