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5 Bean Soup


5 Bean Soup recipe













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


1 cup pinto beans
1 cup navy beans
1 cup black-eyed peas
10 cups water
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup onions
16 ounces tomatoes
¾ teaspoon thyme
¼ teaspoon black pepper
1 cup red beans
1 cup great northern beans
2 bay leaves
2 pounds ham bone
1 ½ cups smoked ham
1 tablespoon chili powder
¼ teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1 medium carrots


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

Drain water then add ham bones, water, broth, 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.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Hamilton, Canada
 about 11 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...

Paris, United States
 over 3 years ago

made me flatulate profusely

, United States
 almost 3 years ago

When do you put in the chicken broth?

Chicken stock is added with water together, just edited the recipe. Thanks for your comment and happy cooking :)

Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 almost 3 years ago
, United States
 12 months ago

Always add a tab of baking soda when making beans. Helps prevent gas. It leaves no taste

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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