Campbell's Bean and Bacon Soup

Total Time
Prep 12 hrs
Cook 3 hrs

You might have guessed this is a copycat recipe and it rocks if you like Bean and Bacon Soup. Serve with cornbread and honey or sleeves of saltine crackers. Prep time includes bean soaking time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak beans overnight and discard water.
  2. Place all ingredients EXCEPT wine vinegar, liquid smoke, salt and pepper in a large kettle.
  3. Simmer until beans are tender, around 3 hours.
  4. Puree 2 cups of soup and return to pot.
  5. Add wine vinegar and liquid smoke.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Taste; add salt and pepper to taste.
Most Helpful

While I didn't find this exactly like the Campbells version, it is very close, and is an excellent soup. I will definately make it again.

choco chip October 26, 2002

wow!this is just like the campbells soup! it was my first attempt at bean soup and i will not be looking for any other recipes......i love it!!!

kimbearly January 25, 2003