Bean and Bacon Soup

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by cuisinebymae

This soup is simple and delicious.

Top Review by swartzakitty

i believe this is the soup i've been looking for. the test will be my 93 yr. old who's mom used to make it. i remember the bacon being fried and sauting the vegs. and the navy beans and tomaooe. thank you so much,chef 249610

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry bacon until crisp. Remove from pan and reserve. Leave about 1 tbsp bacon fat in skillet. Add carrots, celery, garlic, and onion. Saute until softened, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add salt, pepper, thyme, and tomato paste.
  3. Add beans, chicken broth, and water.
  4. Simmer, covered, until vegetables are done and soup is the consistency you like.
  5. Additional water can be added if it gets too thick. Partially mash before serving.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a