Crock Pot Spicy Bean Soup

Total Time
6hrs 10mins
10 mins
6 hrs

Spicy version of my Senate Bean Soup. Freezes well.

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  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.
Most Helpful

5 5

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.

5 5

Another tasty, easy and economical soup, Caroline! Made in the crock pot using homemade chicken stock and half navy beans, half red kidney beans. I did feel like a bit of extra zing, so added just a smidgen of oyster sauce and sweet thai chili sauce at the end. Lovely - Thank you!

5 5

I made a couple of amount changes to this recipe and simmered it on the stove top over low heat for 3 hours, this was made for my chili-loving Ds who gave this 5 stars all the way, thanks for sharing Caroline!...Kitten:)