I’m glad used a ham hock. Alternatively, remove about 3 cups of the soup and puree in a blender.. Creamy soup with a smoky bacon, perfect for those chilly nights. Transfer to the slow cooker with the tomato paste, pureed beans, canned beans, broth, rosemary and bay leaves. chicken base or cubes, 4 cups water, beans, bay leaf, salt, pepper, and cloves, and simmer for 2 hours don't puree all of the soup … In a skillet or large pot, add bacon and cook until crispy, remove and set aside. https://www.buffdudes.us/.../bean-and-bacon-soup-slow-cooker-recipe It gave the soup a perfect smoky flavor. The Magical Slow Cooker is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. I also have a pinto bean and bacon soup that is very similar to this recipe! Cover and … This makes a big batch, and if you don't eat it all within a couple of days, freeze it to serve later. Rinse and sort the beans, discard any debris. Add the fresh 5 cups of water, chicken bouillon cubes, onion, tomatoes, carrots, garlic, thyme, pepper, and cooked and chopped bacon. Add onions and garlic to the bacon fat remaining in pan; cook 3 to 4 minutes, then place in 4- to 5-quart crockpot. Want to make more magic in your crockpot? Filed Under: Dinner, Pork, Soups Tagged With: comfort food, Crock pot, slow cooker, soup. Drain and rinse the beans. Drain the bacon grease from the pan and add the onions, carrots, and celery. Drain it on paper towels, crumble, and set aside. I’m making it for guests this weekend. Cover pot and bring to a boil. My dad did, and I believed him for years. The sweet cornbread and butter complement the smoky soup just right! 15 beans, sausage, chicken AND bacon. Cook on low for 8-10 hours, until beans are tender. Campbell’s bean and bacon soup was my favorite as a kid, so you can imagine my excitement when I tasted this for the first time. The secret to the best bean soup is to add salt until the flavor blooms. Share Tweet. The price of bacon has been on the rise but I did manage to find a sale this past week and purchased quite a bit. Cook 2 minutes over high heat. Cover and cook on LOW for 10 to 12 hours or on HIGH for 6 to 8 hours or until 1-3/4 cups hearty bean soup mix (or dried beans in any combination). Dump the vegetables (including bacon grease) into the slow cooker. How to cook Slow Cooker Bean & Bacon Cheeseburger Soup Combine beans (beans only – do not add the flavor packet yet), broth and water in a large slow cooker and cook on high for 4 hours. Let the beans soak in the water overnight. Let the beans soak in the water overnight. Add the onion, carrots, celery, jalapeno, bacon, thyme and chicken broth. I also wanted to mention to not forget cornbread and butter. Stir. We lived in LA—palm trees, no snow. Cover and cook on LOW for 10 hours, without opening the lid during the cooking time. Add to the slow cooker. So cozy!! There may be sticks, twigs, or stones mixed among them. INGREDIENTS : 4 slices bacon 2-3 large carrots, peeled & chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced salt & pepper to taste 1 bay leaf 3 cans white beans (such as Great Northern), drained & rinsed 4 cups chicken broth 1 T. dried parsley. You could do diced ham too? Did your father ever tell you that when “he was a kid, he walked 10 miles to school everyday, barefoot, in the snow”? Add the garlic and tomato paste and cook for another minute or two. INSTRUCTIONS : Fry bacon until crisp or in the microwave. Serve with some crusty bread or toasted garlic bread and a green salad for a wonderful meal. You can check out Lynn's recipe here. BAM! Add bacon, hearty bean soup mix, carrots, water, salt, pepper, and bay leaf to the slow cooker and mix well to blend. It will reheat well in the microwave. Wait to add the ham flavor packet. There’s nothing better than strolling into your home after a long day than to smell dinner cooking away for you and almost ready to eat. Add the fresh 5 cups of water, chicken bouillon cubes, onion, tomatoes, carrots, garlic, thyme, pepper, and cooked and chopped bacon. Add in onion, carrots, celery, garlic and broth. Season them with some salt and pepper and cook until just beginning to soften, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add bacon and onion to a medium skillet over medium heat. great soup. Drain the water off the beans in the morning. Place the olive oil and vegetables in a 4 or 6 quart slow cooker. With an immersion blender, semi-puree the soup just enough to thicken the broth, but making sure to leave it chunky. Discard the soaking water; rinse and drain the beans again, and use them in the recipe. Don't add too much salt at the start of cooking time, since the bacon is salty. … Slow Cooker Bean and Bacon Soup. setting the remaining cooked bacon aside in the refrigerator to add later. Cover with water (about 4 inches of water above the beans) DON’T TURN ON THE SLOW COOKER YET! He was from Minnesota; they had snow there. allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/14266/slow-cooker-bacon-and-bean-soup.aspx Your email address will not be published. it will be your new favorite bean soup! This soup was amazingly delicious and rich. I plan to have some of this batch for dinner tonight. The soup has a little prep work like soaking the beans, frying bacon and chopping vegetables. Remove the lid … If you like, you can mash some of the beans for a thicker soup before adding the tomatoes. Slow Cooker Bean and Bacon Soup. Return pot to stovetop and cook covered for 2 1/2-3 hours, or until beans are tender. Add to the slow cooker, no need to presoak. You can soak the beans overnight to help remove the sugars from the beans that can cause intestinal gas. INSTRUCTIONS : Fry bacon until crisp or in the microwave. Lynn and her sous chef, Earl, have some great recipes, which you really need to check out. I made this with 2 ham hocks because that’s how the grocery store packaged them. Remove the ham hock. Cook until bacon is browned and onion … Thanks for this recipe – 5 stars. Cover crock pot and cook on low for 9 to 11 hours until the beans are tender. Linda Larsen is a journalist, quick-cooking and slow-cooking expert, and accomplished cookbook author with over 30 years of experience in testing and developing recipes. I thought for a second to leave out the ham hock; could there be too much pork flavor? Slow Cooker Bean & Bacon Soup Lynn at happier than a pig in mud posted this wonderful recipe recently and it looked so good that I just had to make it. Copyright ©2020, The Magical Slow Cooker. 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