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Spicy Bean with Bacon Soup

Rated as 4.49 out of 5 Stars

"This savory and delicious soup warms the soul."
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Ingredients

7 h 35 m servings 266
Original recipe yields 16 servings (6 quarts)

Directions

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  1. Place the pinto beans into a large container and cover with several inches of cool water; let stand 4 hours. Drain and rinse.
  2. Place the bacon in a large stock pot and cook and stir over medium-high heat until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Add the onion, jalapeno peppers, and carrots; cook and stir until the carrots are soft. Pour in the chicken stock and bring to a boil. Stir in the drained beans, tomato sauce, garlic powder, cilantro, salt, and pepper; simmer until the beans are tender, 3 to 4 hours.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 266 calories; 5.5 39.5 16.6 11 1047 Full nutrition

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I've spent years trying to find a good Campbells Bean & Bacon soup clone - - - this is it! Made as directed and it was good. Tweaked it just a bit by noting the following: to keep your beans ...

Most helpful critical review

This could have worked well, but all those peppers was way too much for me. One, maybe even a half of one, would have been enough. Needs work.

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I've spent years trying to find a good Campbells Bean & Bacon soup clone - - - this is it! Made as directed and it was good. Tweaked it just a bit by noting the following: to keep your beans ...

Very good and very flavorful! My 3 year old scarfed it down. The only thing that differed was the beans took forever to become tender, but that always happens to me. Next time I will try it in t...

When I cook for the homeless, this recipe is easy and multiplies great! I usually make it with 10 lbs of dry pintos. I substitute turkey bacon and beef kielbasa for the bacon. Everyone loves thi...

This was a very easy recipe...used green chiles instead of jalapenos (personal taste), my family loved it!

This could have worked well, but all those peppers was way too much for me. One, maybe even a half of one, would have been enough. Needs work.

This recipe is great! I left out the cilantro and jalapeno for milder palates. It reminded me of my favorite "canned" soup I had as a child. I made the recipe as stated except used canned whi...

1. This soup was absolutely delicious! 2. When I made this I used 5 cups chicken stock almost 2 cups of beans, a whole large jalepeno, half a package of bacon, and almost a whole large can of t...

I was skeptical that a recipe with such basic ingredients would be any good, but this soup is delicious! I didn't add the tomatoes until the end, when the beans were soft. I made a 1/4 recipe ...

This was delicious I did adjust it though. I had a ham bone and some ham which I used instead of the bacon. I did add some bacon grease. I substituted 2 cans of rotel tomatoes (original) for ...