Bean and Bacon Soup

READY IN: 35mins
Bev
Recipe by *Parsley*

Easy to make. Great winter soup.

Top Review by Salesgirl

There is just no way a quickie soup like this can have the depth of flavor of a long simmered soup. Having said that, this soup is just fine for a day when you don't have the time for anything but a quickie.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pot, fry bacon until crisp.
  2. Remove bacon.
  3. Pour off most bacon dripping but RESERVE about 1 tbsp of the bacon drippings in the pot.
  4. Saute and cook garlic, onion, carrots and celery in hot bacon drippings.
  5. Add beans, chicken broth, parsley, pepper and cumin to vegetables.
  6. Heat until simmering.
  7. Crumble bacon and add to soup.
  8. Reduce heat and gently simmer, stirring often for about 15 minutes.
  9. Serve.

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