Bean With Bacon Soup

5
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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
8 or more
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Bean With Bacon Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1Soak beans 6 hours or overnight. Drain off soaking liquid.
  • 2Place 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.
  • 3When beans are done, stir in tomato sauce, salt and pepper to taste. Heat through about 10 minutes (30 minutes on high for crock pot).
  • 4Serve with corn bread, or over spoon bread.

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About Bean With Bacon Soup

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




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