Roast Pork Soup

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 55 min.


9 servings (2-1/4 quarts)

Updated: Oct. 13, 2023
This well-seasoned, satisfying soup has a rich, full-bodied broth brimming with potatoes, navy beans and tender chunks of pork. It's been a family favorite for years. Served with cornbread, it's one of our comfort foods in winter. —Sue Gulledge, Springville, Alabama


  • 3 cups cubed cooked pork roast
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 can (15 ounces) navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Minced fresh basil


  1. In a soup kettle or Dutch oven, combine the first 9 ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 45 minutes. Sprinkle with basil.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 206 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 435mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 meat.