Southwest Pinto Bean Soup

Total Time
4hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 4 hrs

Bean soup Southwestern style. Easy and hearty. Perfect for a cold night.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak beans for 2 hours, then drain.
  2. Combine beans with 3 quarts water, soup bones, onion, garlic, salt, spike seasoning, and bouquet garni.
  3. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to simmer.
  4. Let simmer for 80 minutes, then add the rice.
  5. Let simmer until ham and beans are tender and rice is cooked (40 minutes).
  6. Discard bouquet garni and bones.
  7. Cut up the meat and return it to the soup.
  8. Reheat and serve with flatbread.


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