White Bean and Collard Soup

5 from 1 reviews

This White Bean and Collard Soup has just the right amount of spice and flavor. Filled with smoky sausage, collard greens, creamy beans and brightened up with Aleppo pepper this soup brings simple soothing comfort that’s perfect to warm you up on a cold day.


1 pound of smoked sausage, sliced (optional)

2 tablespoons of oil (such as grapeseed or olive oil)

1 large yellow onion, chopped

3 celery ribs, chopped

3 cloves of garlic, chopped

2 bunches of collard greens, stemmed and cut in bite-sized pieces

2 teaspoons zaatar

1 teaspoon dried thyme

1 teaspoon aleppo pepper

1 bay leaf

6 cups of broth (chicken or vegetable)

1-2 tablespoons of Louisiana-style hot sauce (like Crystals)

3 cans of white beans (cannellini or great northern)

1 teaspoon of salt + more to taste


Stove Top

Instant Pot


Slow Cooker: Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker and stir. Cook on LOW for 5 to 6 hours or HIGH for 3 to 4 hours. 


Keywords: sausage soup, sausage and collard soup, sausage and bean soup