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.

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Minestrone with Black-Eyed Peas and Kidney Beans

Food & Wine

The fiber-rich beans in this soup make it satisfying enough to be a main course. This version gets an extra healthy boost from cabbage, a completely underrated vegetable that's loaded with fiber as well as vitamins A and C.

Total: 1 hr 30 mins

Savory Lentil Soup

Swanson Broth & Stock

Tender lentils, fennel, onion, carrot, celery and plum tomatoes simmer together in Swanson® Chicken Broth that has been flavored with bay, crushed red pepper and garlic.

Total: 1 hr

Curried Lentil Soup

Fine Cooking Magazine

Lentil Soup with Smoked Turkey

Food & Wine

Simmering the broth with a Parmesan rind gives the soup an even richer taste than sprinkling the cheese on top.

Total: 1 hr 45 mins

Rice and Lentil Pilaf

Swanson Broth & Stock

Tired of the same old sides? The lentils in this recipe add interest and texture, and you'll find that the dish pairs nicely with just about any main course.

Total: 40 mins

Hearty Bean and Barley Soup

Swanson Broth & Stock

Soups on! Chock-full of beans, vegetables and barley, it's so satisfying it's practically a meal by itself.

Total: 55 mins

Slow Cooker Lentil Soup

Betty Crocker

Ham shanks add rich, salty flavor to a slow-cooker soup loaded with lentils and vegetables.

Total: 9 hrs 15 mins

Slow Cooker White Bean with Fennel Soup

Swanson Broth & Stock

The slow cooker makes is easy to prepare this meatless main-dish soup that's brimming with white kidney beans, fennel, spinach and tomato.

Total: 7 hrs 15 mins

Slow Cooker Barley and Lentil Soup

Swanson Broth & Stock

This comforting barley and lentil soup simmers all day in the slow cooker yielding delectable results.

Total: 8 hrs 10 mins

Mexican Black Bean and Beef Soup

Pace Salsa & Picante

Golden corn, black beans and beef chuck slow-cook together with Pace® salsa for a savory, southwestern stew.

Total: 8 hrs 10 mins

How to Make Bean Soup

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

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Smoked Sausage-Lentil Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

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

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.

Black Lentil Soup

Food & Wine

This earthy lentil soup is Rajat Parr's take on dal, the Indian side dish. He gives it unexpected richness by whisking in butter just before serving.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Chilled Black Bean Soup

Kellogg's

This satisfying soup of tomatoes, beans and zucchini is the perfect dinner for hot, summer days.

Total: 2 hrs 15 mins
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