Bean Soup


Bean Soup Recipe

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Bean Soup Recipe

This bean soup recipe is what I call soul food. It is the perfect recipe to share with your friends and family on a cold rainy day. The smell of the aromas blending in the kitchen fills the house with a joyful atmosphere. We gather around the kitchen table, raising exciting subjects, enjoying a bottle of wine, while this bean soup simmers to perfection in the soup pot.


The only time the laughter and excitement calm is when my wife gets up to stir the bean soup and check on the cooking process. A dozen eyes follow her movements as she adjusts the seasoning of the bean soup to perection. The excitement mounts when she announces, only half an hour to go.


I am not able to count the times we have made this bean soup. It is a soup for any occasion but works best on special occasions. People raved about this soup on my mother-in-law's 60th birthday. It brought all the other food items on the hot tray to non-existence. Except for the homemade baked bread, spread with a thick layer of homemade butter. The bean soup's best friend.


You can feast away on this soup without concern for your weight. Beans are the ultimate weight-loss food. They have a perfect ratio of fiber and protein which helps you fill up without ingesting too many calories. They're also versatile, cheap, and super easy to prepare in a slow-cooker. Although this bean soup recipe is not prepared in a slow-cooker. It tastes best slow-simmered.


We are happy to share this bean soup recipe with you and invite you to tell us what you think of this recipe.


Thanks, and happy cooking.


Recipe Info


Yield

Serves: 8

Nutrition

Calories: 114
Carbs: 19g
Fat: 6g
Protein: 14g

Cooking Times


20 min
Preparation Time
0 Hours and 20 Minutes
150 min
Cook Time
2 Hours and 30 Minutes
170 min
Total Time
2 Hours and 50 Minutes

Preparation


Ingredients

Directions

  1. Soak the sugar beans overnight in water. Place the mutton shanks and bacon in a large saucepan with water. Bring to the boil and reduce the heat to a simmer. Cover and simmer until the meat is almost tender two hours
  2. Meanwhile, melt the salted butter in a frying pan and sauté the onions, celery, and carrots until soft, about three minutes.
  3. When the meat is tender, add the sautéed vegetables and sugar beans to the saucepan and simmer, uncovered, for about 30 minutes, skimming the fat off the top regularly. Add the salt, Worcester sauce, and pepper. Reduce the heat and simmer for another two minutes. Serve in soup bowls and garnish with chopped parsley and homemade baked bread on the side. Variation: Use kidney beans instead of sugar beans, reduce the cooking time by 10 minutes, and do not soak the kidney beans overnight in water.

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Janet Halloway
Terrific bean soup recipe. I was specifically looking for an overnight bean stoup and not a pressure-cooked soup. Here I found it. Thank you. 5.00

Donna Mare
Thanks for sharing this bean soup recipe. I tried both variations you suggested, but prefer the sugar beans. The sugar beans soak up the sauces. 5.00

Daniel Clover
The easy bean soup 🍲 recipe is fantastic. I love the fact that it is not overloaded with unnecessary ingredients. Stick to the basics and you are guaranteed a good failproof recipe. 5.00

Deborah Myles
Great, just what I needed. A healthy bean soup recipe. Thanks for sharing. 5.00

Cynthia Asthleigh
This bean soup recipe tastes wonderful. I also tried the baked bread. No-fuss bread recipe with the perfect texture to befriend the soup. Well done. 5.00

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