Bean Soup

Often thought of as peasant food, bean soup is stick-to-the-ribs good. Experiment with different colors and kinds to find your favorite blend of beans. Whether black bean, white bean, or ham bean soup, these easy recipes for bean soup are perfect starters. Or serve bean soup with salad and bread for easy midweek suppers.

How to Make Bean Soup

Learn how to make bean soup, and you'll always have a hearty, nutritious, and inexpensive meal, any night of the week.

Smoked Sausage-Lentil Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Fennel's mild flavor is similar to anise. It's especially compatible with sausage and pork.

Potato-Bean Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

The addition of white beans to creamy potato soup boosts the protein to main-dish levels.

Total: 45 mins

Savory Ham and Bean Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

This classic bean soup is easy and packed with flavor. Serve it with hot corn bread or corn muffins.

Ham and Beans

Parents

Arugula isn't just good for salads. Hide four cups of the leafy greens in this thick ham and vegetable stew picky eaters will never know!

Curried Lentil Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Humble lentils step out in spicy style with a flavor kick of ginger, curry powder, cumin, and cilantro in this soup recipe. If you like, a spoonful of sour cream swirled into the soup adds a complementary richness.

Vegetable-Bean Soup with Ham

Better Homes and Gardens

Using lean ham helps make this a low-calorie recipe that still provides the smoky flavor that pairs so well with beans.

Red Pepper & White Bean Soup

Parents

You only need to cook this soup for five minutes before serving. Who needs the canned stuff?

Lentil Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

This robust low-fat soup is protein-packed and a great choice when you're short on time.

Lentil and Sausage Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Beans, smoked sausage links, and vegetables combine to make this hearty soup recipe.

White Bean Soup with Sausage and Kale

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve this hearty high-fiber bean soup recipe for dinner on chilly evenings.

Total: 30 mins

Pumpkin Chicken Lentil Chili

Diabetic Living

Poached chicken pieces take the place of ground meat in this red wine-infused chili that would be the ideal accompaniment to a big slice of warm corn bread.

Corn Bread-Topped Sausage Bake

Better Homes and Gardens

Texas Red Chili

Better Homes and Gardens

A medley of chile peppers give this unique chili plenty of kick while the addition of thick-cut bacon lends an irresistible smoky flavor. Serve with a fresh green salad for a satisfying meal in less than an hour.

Red Lentil Soup

Family Circle

Nutritious and delicious, you'll feel great warming your family's bellies with this hardy soup. Lentils have been around for approximately 10,000 years and been enjoyed in soups since the ancient Greeks.

White Bean and Fennel Soup

Family Circle

Minestrone recipes don't come much easier than this slow cooker soup. Just plug in your slow cooker, pour the ingredients in the bowl, and add the pasta during the last 10 minutes.

Pork and Lentil Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Lean boneless pork and lentils cook fairly quickly to make this hearty cold-weather soup.

Bean Soup  Recipes: Take your pick!
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