Senate Bean Soup

Senate Bean Soup

Choose to make your dinner on stovetop or slow cooker with this hearty soup made using pork and beans.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

4:35

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

2
cups dried navy beans (1 lb), sorted and rinsed
12
cups water
1
ham bone, 2 lb ham shanks or 2 lb smoked pork hocks
2 1/2
cups mashed potatoes
2
teaspoons salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, chopped (1 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
  1. In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat beans and water to boiling. Boil uncovered 2 minutes; remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour.
  2. Add ham bone. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 2 hours or until beans are tender.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer 1 hour.
  4. Remove ham bone; let stand until cool enough to handle. Remove ham from bone. Remove excess fat from ham; cut ham into 1/2-inch pieces. Stir ham into soup.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Southwestern Bean Soup:
Add 1 can (4.5 oz) chopped green chiles, 1 tablespoon chili powder and 1 teaspoon ground cumin with remaining ingredients in step 3. Top soup with salsa if desired.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 960mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 9g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 16g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.