Southwestern Style Fifteen Bean Soup

Southwestern Style Fifteen Bean Soup

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"Tasty fifteen bean soup with a southwestern flair! I cook it in a slow cooker beginning the night before, and it is a hot meal when we get home from work the next day."


16 h 15 m servings 374 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 374 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 26.4 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.4g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 13.6 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 868 mg
  • 35%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Rinse and sort the beans in the mix. Place them in a slow cooker on low setting with the water. Cook overnight. The next morning, add the ham, chile peppers, chili powder, crushed red pepper, onion and garlic and continue to cook on low for 8 hours.


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  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 18 Ratings


This was great! I swapped out the bacon for kielbasa and it was awesome. I took it to our church Christmas pot luck and it was gone. I will make this over and over again.

The only thing I changed was to add a can of stewed tomatoes per the package instructions. I also purchased a mix that included a cajun seasoning packet, so I added that as well. I used a poun...

YUM! I know this passed the test when my hesitant husband completely polished off his bowl and went back for more. I didn't have any bacon, but I DID have some smoked sausage, made the switch,...

Changed it a bit, but thank-you so much for letting me know that I COULD cook beans in the crock-pot with-out soaking 8 hours or having to use a stove ( which I don't have presently) to pre-cook...

Very smokey flavor; a little too much bacon though; the soup would taste good even without the bacon, or with just a few slices in it. Make sure you like a lot of spice with this recipe; you cou...

I make this recipe all the time. I add more chopped chicken and or sausage and less than a pound of the bacon the recipe calls for. Its a favorite!!

easy to make and tastes great! Does it get any easier?

Something is definitely wrong with the directions on this recipe. I have a new 6 qt. crockpot and I decided to use this recipe due to all the "rave" reviews. I put my beans to cook overnight o...

I thought this was really good (wishing I had made corn bread right about now)! I used the quick-cook method (boiled beans for 1 hour then added rest of the ingredients & let simmer for 30 min)....