1. In a bowl, combine the beans and water and allow to stand for 4 hours. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a frypan, heat the olive oil over a medium heat and fry the sausages for 5 minutes or until all are cooked through. Slice 1cm pieces and place into the soup maker jug.
  3. Add the onion and garlic to the pan and sauté until golden brown and then add to the soup maker jug.
  4. Add the tomatoes, stock, chilli powder, chilli flakes, cumin and oregano and place the soup maker blending lid on top and secure to the base.
  5. Select the ‘CHUNKY’ soup setting and then select the ‘START’ button.