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.

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.

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

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!

Red Pepper & White Bean Soup

Parents

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

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.

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.

Lentil Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

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

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.

Lentil and Sausage Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

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

Pumpkin-Bean Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Flavored with pumpkin and coconut milk, this super fast soup is ready in 15 minutes. Canned pumpkin and cannellini beans are the timesaving secrets.

Total: 15 mins

Lentil Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Lentils are quick to cook and a good source of fiber and protein. This hearty meatless stew is full of lentils, potatoes, and other veggies.

Lentil and Lamb Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Lamb, carrots and celery lend their flavors to the lentils for this low-fat soup recipe.

Chicken and Lentil Soup with Garlic-Cheese Toasts

Better Homes and Gardens

Canned soup and cooked chicken help you get this easy dinner on the table in just 20 minutes.

Total: 20 mins

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.

Bean Soup  Recipes: Take your pick!
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