Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Easy to make. Great winter soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  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.


Most Helpful

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.

Salesgirl June 01, 2008

Very good soup indeed, though mine was different, using "veggie bacon"... my whole family ate it up. Especially good with garlic bread! Market Tag 2008.

White Rose Child January 14, 2008

Wonderful soup for a brisk Fall day! I made exactly as directed. Thanks so much, Parsley!

Bev November 13, 2007

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