Slow Cooker Pinto Bean and Bacon Soup
Dried Pinto beans and bacon simmered together for a perfect meal.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 20 mins
- 20 oz. pkg. Hurst'sⓇ HamBeensⓇ Pinto Beans with Ham Flavor (save flavor packet and add at the end of cook time)
- 1 white onion, diced
- 3 carrots, diced
- 3 celery stalks, diced
- 1 jalapeno, minced (optional, add if you want it spicy)
- 8 slices bacon, cooked and sliced
- 2 tsp. dried thyme
- 12 cups chicken broth
- salt and pepper to taste (add at the end)
Rinse and sort the beans, discard any debris. Add to the slow cooker, no need to presoak.
Add the onion, carrots, celery, jalapeno, bacon, thyme and chicken broth. Wait to add the ham flavor packet. Stir.
Cover and cook on HIGH for 7 hours without opening the lid during the cooking time.
When the cooking time is up, sprinkle over the included ham flavor packet. Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir.
Serve and enjoy!!
Calories: 183kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 1172mg | Potassium: 613mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 3146IU | Vitamin C: 24mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2mg