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Ten Bean Soup I Recipe
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Ten Bean Soup I

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"A hearty bean soup."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 40 mins

    9 hrs 50 mins


  1. Soak beans in water overnight.
  2. Fry bacon slightly, then add onion, garlic, and celery. Cook until onion is tender.
  3. Place drained beans in large pot. Add water to cover beans. Add bacon, onions, garlic, and celery. Cook until beans are tender (this takes a while...at least 1 1/2 hours). Add salt and pepper to taste.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 02, 2004

I made this recipe just like it said, but I felt it was a bit flavorless. So I added some chicken stock and a couple of chicken bouillon cubes, and it tasted really good. A great recipe to use for the Ten bean mix I bought for my food storage. My husband enjoyed it too. Thank you.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 04, 2011

Great base recipe...I omit the bacon, instead add smoked turkey necks and holy trinity (bell pepper, onion, celery) and chopped garlic. Allow the beans to simmer for an hour. After an hour add creole seasoning to taste....like Tony's or any other seasoning you like. DONT ADD UNTIL AFTER AN HOUR!!! Simmer unitl the beans are tender. At the very end I add a little bit of sugar....VERY VERY TASTY!!!

Jan 10, 2007

My mother used to make this years ago and I acquired a taste for it. Easily bland for some people, though. However, I doubled everything except the beans and it turned out rather tasty. Our house loved it and ate every bit of it. Only thing though, some people may want to adjust how salty it is by adding their own salt later when it's served. Otherwise, it's delicious!

Apr 13, 2007

It was flavorful. I added some more spices and used diced ham.

Sep 05, 2012

It's a great base but you have to adjust to your personal liking, all it takes is a little creativity. I am vegetarian so no Bacon for me. I always add a can of crushed tomatoes to any soup I am making for the most part. In this one I added some Italian Seasoning, Turmeric, Crushed Red pepper and Coriander. Revise to get flavor you want.

Feb 03, 2012

I made this as directed adding only some carrots and it was really bland. Not bad - but nothing to write home about. Using ham stock or chicken stock would have helped. We were able to doctor this up. It's a good starting point though.

Mar 17, 2011

Easy tastier version of split pea soup.

Oct 24, 2011

Ten kinds of Yummy!! Soak for a day, crock pot for a day, eat for two days!! So easy!!


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  • Calories
  • 351 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 13 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 19.7 g
  • 79%
  • Protein
  • 19.6 g
  • 39%
  • Sodium
  • 322 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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