Bean With Bacon Soup

Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

This recipe evolved with my trying to duplicate the taste of Campbell's Bean with Bacon soup, so I would not have to use canned soups all the time. It comes pretty close. I still find myself using the cans, but this has become a family favorite.


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Serves:

8 or more

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
dry navy soup beans
2 qt
water
12 oz
bacon, cooked and crumbled
(or use equivalent amount of vegetarian bacon strips)
1
carrot, finely chopped
1
celery stalk, finely chopped
1/2 c
onion, finely chopped
1/4 c
tomato sauce or ketchup
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Soak beans 6 hours or overnight. Drain off soaking liquid.
2
Place soaked beans, 2 quarts water, bacon, carrot, and onion in a large soup pot or crock pot. Cook 1 1/2 hours until beans are soft (at least 6 hours on low in crock pot). Add water if necessary to maintain soup-like consistency.
3
When beans are done, stir in tomato sauce, salt and pepper to taste. Heat through about 10 minutes (30 minutes on high for crock pot).
4
Serve with corn bread, or over spoon bread.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Bean Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy