Real Simple Bean and Bacon Soup

Recipe by Ms B.
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large Dutch oven or saucepan, fry the bacon until crisp.
  • Remove and drain on paper towels.
  • Let cool, chop and set aside.
  • Over medium heat, add the carrot to the pan drippings in the Dutch oven and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Add the celery, onion, and garlic, stirring well and cooking for 3 minutes more.
  • Add the beans and 2 cups of water.
  • Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to low.
  • Let simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Uncover and, with a potato masher or large slotted spoon, partially mash the bean mixture until it thickens slightly.
  • Stir in the parsley, salt, pepper and bacon.
  • Serve hot.
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