Southwestern Style Fifteen Bean Soup


Tasty fifteen bean soup with a southwestern flair! I cook it in a slow cooker beginning the night before, and it is a hot meal when we get home from work the next day.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
16 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) package 15 bean soup mix

  • 12 cups water

  • 1 pound bacon

  • 2 (4 ounce) cans canned green chile peppers, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon chili powder

  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced


  1. Rinse and sort the beans in the mix. Place them in a slow cooker on low setting with the water. Cook overnight. The next morning, add the ham, chile peppers, chili powder, crushed red pepper, onion and garlic and continue to cook on low for 8 hours.


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

374 Calories
26g Fat
20g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 374
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 34%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 39mg 13%
Sodium 878mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 8g 30%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 22mg 109%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 612mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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