Great Northern Bean Soup

Recipe by BecR2400
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 4hrs 20mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Rinse and drain beans.
  • Heat water, beans, bay leaves, onion, bacon and potatoes to boiling in 8-qt. stock pot; boil 2 minutes. Turn off heat, cover, and let stand 1 hour.
  • Add tomato sauce, instant bouillon, salt, pepper, garlic and half of the carrots and celery to beans. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer until beans are tender, about 2 hours (do not boil or beans will burst).
  • Stir remaining carrots and celery into soup. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 1 hour. Stir in additional 1 or 2 cups water for thinner consistency.
  • Using a slotted spoon and a wooden spoon, scoop potatoes against inside of pot and smash them, letting smashed potatoes drop back into the soup.
  • Stir in butter and milk and serve immediately.
Advertisement