Navy Bean & Bacon Soup (Canning)

Recipe by bikerchick
READY IN: 3hrs
YIELD: 16 quarts




  • Notes: 1 medium onion is about a cup; 2 medium stalks celery is about 1 cup; 1 lb pkg carrots is about 4 cups; 5 medium potatoes is about 8 cups.
  • Combine all ingredients except bacon and onion in large pot.
  • Cook over medium heat until soft.
  • Cut bacon into small pieces and fry in skillet.
  • Remove bacon and cook onion in bacon grease until soft.
  • Add bacon and onion to bean mixture and heat until it simmers.
  • Taste for salt and pepper.
  • Remove bay leaves before putting in jars.
  • Fill hot mixture into sterilized jars, filling to within 1" of tops of jars.
  • Pressure can 1 hour at 10 lbs.