Slow Cooker Italian-Style Calico Bean Soup
By A Year of Slow Cooking on May 07, 2014
This has been one of "those weeks" -- and I feel like I just can't seem to do anything correctly, and everything seems to be just slightly off balance.it stinks.I try to maintain a positive outlook on life, the universe, and everything, but today was one of those days that I wanted to crawl back in bed as soon as my feet hit the floor. The good news was that dinner pretty much made itself, and the kids have promised that they'll do the dishes.And Adam promised he'll oversee the process, which means that I'm going to curl up on the couch with a blankie and watch the DVRed Lifetime shows I've got stockpiled...[hey, no judging allowed! SOMEBODY has to watch Drop Dead Diva and Devious Maids, or they'll get cancelled!]The Ingredientsserves 8-10 1 (16-ounce) package bean soup mix, flavor packet discarded1 (12 to 16-ounce) package bulk Italian sausage, browned and crumbled1 (26-ounce) jar prepared pasta sauce2 empty pasta sauce jars worth of water1 chicken bouillon cube (12 grams)The DirectionsUse a 6-quart slow cooker. . . .