Bean with Bacon

Bean with Bacon

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"A great winter soup."

Ingredients

2 h 35 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 631 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 631 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 35.3 g
  • 54%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.2g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 26.6 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 987 mg
  • 39%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Boil the beans in 9 cups of the water and then let sit for one hour. Drain and set aside.
  2. Cook the bacon to your desired texture (it can be soft or crisp, whatever you prefer) and drain except for 1/4 cup grease. Coarsely chop the bacon.
  3. Add the onions and celery to the reserved grease and bacon and saute until soft, do not drain. Add the chicken base or cubes, 4 cups water, beans, bay leaf, salt, pepper, and cloves, and simmer for 2 hours.
  4. Stir in the tomatoes with their juice. Serve.
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A good solid basis for a hearty bean soup -- just a few minor adjustments and it's darn near perfect. An entire pound of bacon isn't necessary for such a small amount of soup; crisping 4-5 slic...

My family really liked this soup! Very heart, good flavor. I loved to use my pressure cooker, so I cooked the beans for 8 minutes, and let sit for 20 minutes and then drained them. I used 4 cans...

who can resist bacon! we all loved it. It freezes great and worked well with my leftover turkey stock from thanksgiving. I followed the recipe exactly and then added 1 cup of white wine and 3...