Southwestern Bean Soup (Crock Pot)

READY IN: 10hrs 25mins
Recipe by Dreamer in Ontario

I found the original recipe on the Better Homes & Gardens web site

Top Review by CaliforniaJan

This is a very easy and tasty soup that goes together with ingredients that most everyone has on hand. I added a few more beans and some tomato paste. I love the dumplings that cook on top at the end. Made for photo tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine broth, beans, undrained tomatoes, corn, carrot, onion, chili peppers, chili powder, and garlic in a crock pot (3 1/2 to 4 qt size is best).
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 12 hours or on high-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours.
  3. Dumplings:.
  4. Stir together flour, cornmeal, baking powder, and pepper in a medium sized bowl.
  5. Mix together egg white, milk, and oil in a small bowl.
  6. Add to flour mixture and stir with a fork just until combined.
  7. Divide dumpling mixture into 6 mounds and drop on top of the bubbling soup.
  8. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 30 minutes more or on high-heat setting for 20 minutes more (don''t give in to temptation to lift lid) or until a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  9. Serve in bowls with 1 dumpling for each serving.

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