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15 bean soup

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Tina Asher
Lexington, TN

This is a super easy recipe I make by dressin' up the pre-packaged 15 bean soup. It's great on chilly days and I make it for family meals quite a bit. It's wonderful served with Collard greens, Fried potatoes and of course corn bread. Enjoy!

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 8 Hr

Ingredients For 15 bean soup

  • 1 pkg
    hurst 15 bean dry soup mix. (found with other dry beans) cajun or ham flavored
  • 1 lg
    green pepper; diced
  • 1 lg
    carrot; diced
  • 1 md
    onion; diced
  • 2
    celery stalks; sliced
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 8 c
  • 1
    smoked ham hock
  • the juice of 1 lemon
  • salt and pepper; to taste

How To Make 15 bean soup

  • 1
    In a large skillet saute vegetables in butter until onions are translucent.
  • 2
    Pour bean mix into a large slow cooker. Add the 8 cups water and veggies (including butter they sauteed in) and ham hock.
  • 3
    Cook on low for 8 hrs stirring occasionally. After 5 hours of cooking add seasoning packet included in packaged beans. At the 7 1/2 hour mark add salt and pepper if desired and add the lemon juice (this helps to reduce gas and bloating) stir well.Enjoy!

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