Crock Pot Spicy Bean Soup

READY IN: 6hrs 10mins
Recipe by Caroline Cooks

Spicy version of my Senate Bean Soup. Freezes well.

Top Review by Tallie in Pacific NW

GREAT SOUP! I cooked this on the stove in a 5QT soup pot doubling the recipe. It was fabulous and VERY filling! On the stove top it only tk an hr until it was ready to serve. I served it w/party bread and a Chablis.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In heavy skillet, fry bacon until crisp. Remove to paper toweling.
  2. Sauté celery and onion in bacon drippings until tender.
  3. Add garlic; cook to fragrant.
  4. Place beans, water, broth, onion mixture, and ham in crock pot.
  5. Add seasonings and combine well.
  6. Cover and cook on LOW for 6-8 hours.
  7. Just before serving, extract about 1 cup of beans; mash well; and return to crock pot. Stir to blend.
  8. Add crumbled bacon.
  9. Serve with skillet cornbread or cheese crackers.

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