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5 Bean Soup

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Excellent, flavorful recipe! I will definitely use this one over and over!!













Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
Metric measurements


1cup pinto beans
1cup navy beans
1cup black-eyed peas
10cups water
1cup chicken bouillon
1cup onion diced
16ounces tomatoes cut
¾teaspoon thyme *
¼teaspoon black pepper *
1cup red beans
1cup great northern beans
2each bay leaves whole*
2pounds ham bone meaty*
cups smoked ham *
1tablespoon chili powder
¼teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1medium carrot grated
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Place beans into 4 quart kettle, cover with 2 inches of water and allow to soak overnight.

Drain water then add ham bones, water and bay leaves.

Simmer covered for 2 hours.

Remove ham bones and return any meat to kettle.

Add bouillon, onions, chili and garlic powder, thyme, pepper, tomatoes, carrot and worcestershire sauce.

Cover and simmer for 1 hour.

Add water as needed.

Serve with hot cornbread.

First published: last updated: 2015-02-09

5 stars - based on 2 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 1



over 7 years

Excellent, flavorful recipe! I will definitely use this one over and over!!


Hamilton, Canada
 almost 5 years ago

This is the FIRST time in my life I have ever made home made soup!! I've tried before but they were always 'duds'.LOL!..This looks great. Will let you know if I have a success..Thank you for the great recipe & instructions...


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 515g (18.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1676% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 561mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 9g 36%
Sugars g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 10% Iron 14%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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