Bean Soup Recipes

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Vegetable Orzo Soup

This hearty soup is a perfect way to straddle winter and spring. Beans, red potatoes and orzo fortify against the cold, while fresh and frozen vegetables hint at the warmer, sunnier days to come. —Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
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Pasta Fagioli

Pasta Fagioli

Pasta Fagioli

My older relatives brought this recipe from Italy and made it often as I was growing up . It is truly a comfort food and a balanced meal, besides. —Barb Swatz Davisburg, Michigan

Shaker Bean Soup

Shaker Bean Soup

Shaker Bean Soup

This soup tastes especially good in cold weather—which we have a lot of here on the shore of Lake Michigan! I love cooking (I like to try a new recipe every week, and my family loves soup, so I'm always looking for one more.

Hearty Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Hearty Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Hearty Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Alice Jarrell of Dexter, Missouri waited a long time to get this favorite recipe—but it was well worth it. "I had eaten this soup countless times at a small restaurant in our town," she tells. "When the owner finally retired, he said I deserved the secret recipe and passed it along. Now, my family enjoys it at least once a month!"—Alice Jarrell, Dexter, Missouri
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Grandma's Pea Soup

Grandma's Pea Soup

Grandma's Pea Soup

Mondays were "washdays" at our house when I was a child, and because of it being such a busy day, washdays were always "soup days". My grandma's pea soup was a family favorite. What makes it different from any other pea soups I have tried is the addition of whole peas, spaetzle-like "dumplings" and sausage. Try it one and you'll be hooked.

Lima Bean Okra Soup

Lima Bean Okra  Soup

Lima Bean Okra Soup

This soup's unique flavor comes from the wonderful combination of allspice, okra, tomatoes, corn, pepper and cloves. Every serving is loaded with nutrition and color.—Clara Coulston, Washington Court House, Ohio

Bean Vegetable Soup

Bean Vegetable Soup

Bean Vegetable Soup

Beans add extra texture and flavor to this vegetable soup.—Bean Education and Awareness Network, Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Ham and Black Bean Soup

Ham and Black Bean Soup

Ham and Black Bean Soup

I originally made this slightly spicy soup for my husband, who enjoys black beans. But I ended up loving it, too! Even more compliments came from our neighbors who stopped by and stayed for supper.—Laura Meurer, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Garden Minestrone Soup

Garden Minestrone Soup

Garden Minestrone Soup

Brimming with a harvest of garden bounty, this quick-to-fix soup from Heather Ryan of Brown Dee, Wisconsin is fresh-tasting and nutritious. The tomato-based broth is chock-full of everything from carrots and zucchini to garbanzo beans and elbow macaroni.

Spill-the-Beans Minestrone

Spill-the-Beans Minestrone

Spill-the-Beans Minestrone

A meal in itself, here's a hearty soup from Reuben Tsujimura in Walla Walla, Washington that's chock-full of good-for-you veggies and vitamins. Serve with crunchy breadsticks and no one will even miss the meat!

Emily's Bean Soup

Emily's Bean Soup

Emily's Bean Soup

This is a wonderful fall or winter meal, served with thick slices of warm homemade bread. The recipe evolved over the years as I added to it. I often double it and freeze what we don't eat. That way, I can throw some in a pot for a quick meal or if unexpected guests drop by. —Emily Chaney, Penobscot, Maine

Spicy Turkey Bean Soup

Spicy Turkey Bean Soup

Spicy Turkey Bean Soup

I originally called this recipe "Turkey Dump Soup" because all you have to do is dump all the ingredients into the slow cooker and let them cook!—Gary Fenski, Huron, South Dakota

Campfire Bean 'N' Ham Soup

Campfire Bean 'N' Ham Soup

Campfire Bean 'N' Ham Soup

"These are the best beans and ham you'll ever taste—bar none!" confirms Tom Greaves from Carrollton, Illinois. "Friends rave about this hearty soup that I serve hot off the grill." For easy cleanup, consider covering the outside of your Dutch oven with heavy-duty foil first.

Calico Chili

Calico Chili

Calico Chili

I developed this recipe myself when I was 16. It freezes well and almost tastes better the day after you make it. The variety of vegetables make it colorful to serve and give it the calico name.—Camille Gouldsborough, Grosse Isle, Manitoba.

Italian Bean Soup

Italian Bean Soup

Italian Bean Soup

This budget-friendly bean soup with orzo, potato and veggies is so hearty, you won’t even notice it’s meatless. —Gilda Lester, Millsboro, Delaware
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