Bean and Bacon Soup

Bacon provides a simple addition to a no-fuss bean soup that's ready in 30 minutes. Perfect for dinner!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
slices bacon, cut into pieces
1
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup chopped carrot
1/4
cup sliced green onions
2
(15.5-oz.) cans navy beans, drained, rinsed
2
cups chicken broth
1
cup water
  • 1 Cook bacon in large saucepan over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from saucepan; drain on paper towels.
  • 2 Reserve 2 tablespoons bacon drippings in saucepan. Add celery, carrot and green onions; cook 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Stir in all remaining ingredients. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes. Stir in bacon.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    1110mg
    1110%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    48g
    48%
    (Dietary Fiber
    12g
    12%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    90%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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