Kidney Bean Soup

Kidney Bean Soup

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  • Prep

    25 m
  • Cook

    1 h 55 m
  • Ready In

    2 h 20 m
Recipe by  Tracey

“This is a good hearty soup that is delicious served over rice. An all time favorite of my husband's. This soup gets very thick the next day, so you might want to add more water then. Enjoy.”

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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  1. Place meat, carrots, celery, and tomatoes in a large pot over medium heat. Fill with water to completely cover meat, almost to the top of the pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 90 minutes.
  2. In a frying pan, fry chopped onions until browned; put aside.
  3. To the soup pot, add kidney beans with their liquid, potatoes and fried onions; cook until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes. Add the beef bouillon cubes, and cook for 5 minutes. Add salt to taste. Serve.

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This was really good. I browned my pork chops first in a little garlic and olive oil in a dutch oven pan, then added 1 cup of tomato sauce I had left over from Pasta Fagioli II soup I made last week (also from this site and also really good!),then I added a few diced cherry tomatoes, carrots, celery and 8 cups of water. I went ahead and added the beef bouillon at this point. I then added 3 (15.5 oz.) cans of kidney beans and the onions which I had sauteed in Olive oil and, ofcourse, the potatoes. I took other reviewers advice and shredded my pork chops and added some cayenne pepper to spice it up a bit. I maybe added 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper since you can season at the table. This is a nice soup and I am guessing it would be pretty yummy over rice. I chose to add 8 cups of water to have more of a soup consistency but I can see if you wanted a stew you could use less water and maybe even lightly flour the chops to thicken the broth a bit. Thank you for sharing this simple yet tasty recipe.






Excellent, but I made too much because of the way the directions were worded. "Large pot" was very vague when there is no measurement listed for the amount of water to add. Regardless, we will enjoy having the leftovers tonight!

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Amount Per Serving (8 total)

  • Calories
  • 300 cal
  • 15%
  • Fat
  • 10.7 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs
  • 36 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 15.8 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 627 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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