Southwestern Bean Soup (Crock Pot)

Total Time
10hrs 25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 10 hrs

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

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.


Most Helpful

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.

CaliforniaJan August 17, 2008

Delicious soup and also very adaptable! I used great northern beans and a larger can of green chilies (7 oz can) for very enjoyable chili/type of soup/stew which is also fairly low fat. Thanks for sharing this keeper!

ellie_ May 01, 2008

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