1 onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
2 stalks of celery, sliced
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 (32 oz.) box of chicken broth
1 can (15.5 oz) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (14.5 oz.) stewed tomatoes, cut up
1 small zucchini, sliced
2 medium carrots, shredded
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon pepper
In a nonstick skillet, cook smoked sausage over medium heat until lightly browned.
Add onion, green pepper, celery and garlic. Cook approximately 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender; stirring constantly.
Cover and cook on Low for 8-9 hours.