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I'm an army wife, working mom of 2 kids.! My husband Tim is a Soldier on Fort Benning. I work for MWR for the Community Recreation Division as an admin assistant...I absolutely LOVE my job I couldn't have found anything better! My daughter, Kennedie, was born in January of 04 and our son, Cale, was born June of 09 - that's right they are 5 and a half years apart! Kennedie is VERY involved in dancing, she is in her 9th season (2017-2018) of being a competitive dancer. It's exhausting but we LOVE it. Cale is starting to REALLY get into sports. He is on a year round wrestling team, and he plays baseball in the spring! This blog started out as a recipe sharing venture but now it's going to turn into a more "granola" way to live. Cheap recipes more homemade recipes and repurposing things. I'm a crafter at heart so i'm going to throw some of that in their too! On Valentines Day of 2017 we bought our first Travel Trailer. I'll be documenting our travels also on this blog!

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Bean and Bacon Soup

My husband used to eat this when he was little - i had never had it before.  We made it with cornbread (i had a traditional cornbread recipe in a pouch and i added sugar to make it sweet!) took me about an hour from start to finish.

2 cans Campbell's Bean and Bacon soup
2 cans pinto beans
2 cans great Northern beans
1 pound link sausage [beef or pork] sliced (i used ground sausage and cooked it that way)
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp. olive oil

Sauté onion, garlic and sausage in olive oil. Add soup, beans, and 2 soup cans water. Simmer 45 minutes, stirring occasionally to keep from sticking. Good with Corn Bread.

This is a pretty cheap meal i only had to buy the canned stuff so i spent $5.02 total (i didn't use a pound of ground sausage and i got that on sale and still have about 1/2 lb left of it for something else!) and i didn't put a whole onion in either!

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