Bean and Bacon Soup Recipe

Bean and Bacon Soup

 

 
  • Prep Time: 10 Min
  • Cook Time: 50 Min
  • Makes: Serves Serves 10-12

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Nueske's Smoked Bacon, diced
  • 1 jar (48 oz) Great Northern beans
  • 1 can (14 oz) tomatoes, diced
  • 1½ C onion chopped
  • 1½ C celery, sliced thin
  • 4 chicken flavor bouillon cubes (or 4 tsp chicken stock)
  • 9 C water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • Salt to taste

Directions

In 8-quart soup pot over medium heat, cook bacon pieces until slightly crispy, stirring occasionally. Spoon off all but 4 tablespoons bacon grease. In same pan, cook celery and onions about 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour beans into pan, add water, bouillon or stock, bay leaf, pepper, cloves and tomatoes. Bring to boil, reduce heat to low, simmer 30 minutes. Serve hot. Discard bay leaf before serving.