Bean Soup

Bean Soup Recipe

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Lisa Pekala


I got this recipe from the back of a box of Acini di Pepe macaroni. I decided to make it, since it looked really easy, and I had all of the items on hand. My family enjoys this soup! You can skip the bacon in it to make it a wonderful vegetarian soup.


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10 Min
1 Hr 30 Min
Stove Top


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6 oz
acini di pepe macaroni
1 - 15 oz
can kidney beans, drained
strips bacon, chopped, 3 t. bacon bits
stalk celery, chopped
1 clove
garlic, crushed, or 1 t. minced garlic
1 Tbsp
chopped parsley, fresh or dried
1 tsp
basil, fresh or dried
1 - 28 oz
canned tomatoes, chopped
5 c
chicken bouillon cube
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Bean Soup


  • 1Place kidney beans, bacon, celery, onion, garlic, parsley, basil, tomatoes and water in a medium - large pot.
  • 2Bring to a boil and add bouillon cube and salt and pepper.
  • 3Cover and cook over a slow heat for about 1 1/2 hours.
  • 4After cooking for 1 1/2 hours, add Acini di Pepe, stirring well.
  • 5Stir frequently until pasta is cooked but still a little firm (about 10 minutes). Serve immediately.

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About Bean Soup

Course/Dish: Bean Soups, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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