Sausage and Bean Winter Soup

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in
The French Kitchen: A Cookbook

By Joanne Harris and Fran Warde

Published 2002

  • About

Potage Haricots-Saucisses–the perfect comfort food for a miserable winter night.


  • 200 g dried white haricot beans
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • l00 g</


Soak the beans overnight in a saucepan of cold water. The next day, drain them, rinse well and return to the pan. Cover with water, bring to the boil and simmer for 1 hour. Skim off any froth that rises to the top during cooking. Drain and set aside.

Heat the oil in a large saucepan and cook the bacon for 5 minutes until golden. Add the onions, garlic, carrot and celery, and gently saut