Navy Bean W/ Bacon Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Navy Bean w/ Bacon Soup recipe? Learn how to make Navy Bean w/ Bacon Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by loveahug

Makes 8 servings



This is almost the famous soup that's been served throughout Washington DC ever since the government moved in -- good, cheap, filling, hi protien, hi fiber, low fat, low calorie, and pretty much good for you in every way. And did I mention yummy?

Recipe Ingredients for Navy Bean w/ Bacon Soup

1 lb navy beans
3 oz bacon
2 oz carrot
2 oz onion
2 oz celery
2 oz bell pepper
1 oz vegetable juice
1/8 oz bay leaf
1/4 oz fresh thyme
1/4 oz fresh basil
1 t salt
1/2 t pepper
10 c chicken stock
1 oz potato flakes

Recipe Directions for Navy Bean w/ Bacon Soup

  1. Soak the beans overnight.

  2. Use scisors and snip the bacon into 1" pieces.

  3. Using a food processor, puree the bacon, onion, carrot, celery, bell pepper, thyme, and basil until it is a pulp. Put the pulp into a deep stockpot and saute with the salt until turning slightly golden brown and sticking to the bottom of the pan.

  4. Add stock and deglase the bottom of the pot, and then add rinsed beans, plus bay leaf and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to med-low, cover, and simmer for 2 hours or until the beans are tender. Remove the bay leaf.

  5. Add V-8 vegitable juice, and potato flakes to thicken. Simmer for an additional 20 minutes -- then adjust seasoning to taste. Serve with crusty bread.

Categories

Beans, Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 410.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
287
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Sodium
1519mg
63%
Potassium
876mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
41.5g
14%
Dietary Fiber
15.1g
60%
Sugars
4.4g
Protein
18.1g
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 28%
Calcium 13% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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