Sixteen Bean Sour Cream Soup

Sixteen Bean Sour Cream Soup


"Great for cold weather; this soup is substantial and delicious! All the beans together add great texture and they all compliment one another. Serve with garlic bread sticks."


servings 370 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 370 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 6.9 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.5g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 25.4 g
  • 51%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 1179 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Clean beans, rinse and place in a large stock pot. Add 6 cups of hot water, onion and ham. Bring to a boil , then lower heat and simmer for 1 hour. .
  2. Stir in sour cream and simmer for 30 minutes. Add creamed corn and simmer for 15 minutes. Add salt. Serve hot.
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  1. 22 Ratings


4 stars because the recipe submitter forgot to add that you need to do some sort of soak before you use dried beans. Although I'm sure most home cooks know to do a soak! I did a quick soak fir...

OK, what's everyone's problems with cooking dried beans??? I make some kind of bean soup every week though I usually use navy or pinto beans or both together. I rinse & check the beans for for...

This was the first time I made a 16 bean soup, and my husband and I thought it turned out suprisingly good. I followed the directions on the bag of beans for sorting, rinsing, quick soak, and c...

No biggie using dried beans. It simply takes time/ planning to soak. I chop sandwich meat ham and cook it w/o the sour cream so I can freeze some easily. We just stir sour cream in each bowlful....

Okay but not a chest pounding soup. Used Bob’s Red Mill 13 Bean Soup Mix since it was on hand - - didn’t think losing 3 beans was a deal breaker since one bean was lost between the title and ing...

This is very simple and very tasty! I did follow another reviewer's suggestion to soak the beans overnight and that helped ensure they were cooked all the way through.

This was really good with homemade cornbread on a cold day.

Taste was a 4, but I reduced it for hassle/time factor. I just think it would have been so much easier to open several cans of beans and add some spices. It looks innocently simple, but workin...

This was good and full of protein. I omited the ham because I am not much of a meat eater. Still good.