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

  • 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

  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.

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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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