How do you make 15 bean soup?

Cooking Directions

  1. Rinse beans and drain.
  2. Place beans in a large pot of cool water.
  3. Add water and broth to a large pot.
  4. If using smoked ham hock, add with the water and broth to a large pot.
  5. Add, onion, garlic, and drained beans and reduce heat to a simmer, and cover.
  6. Stir in tomatoes, chili powder, and lemon juice.

What vegetables go well in bean soup?

Aside from onions, carrots and celery, it’s very popular to add fresh tomatoes or canned diced tomatoes to this recipe. I love the color of the vegetable broth and prefer keeping the tomatoes out of the recipe. You can also add zucchini, mushrooms, potatoes or peas. Allow the beans to simmer with the broth.

What can I add to bean soup for flavor?

How to make the best bean soup

  1. Sweat onions, carrots, and celery in olive oil and tomato paste.
  2. Add more flavor with garlic, red pepper flakes and salt.
  3. Add stock, beans, fresh thyme and bay leaves.
  4. Simmer until the veggies are tender (about 20 minutes).
  5. Add small pasta and cook until done.

What beans are in 15 bean soup recipe?

The typical 15 bean soup mix will contain a mixture of Great Northern, pinto, large lima, yelloweye, garbanzo, baby lima, green split, kidney, cranberry, small white, pink, small red, yellow split, lentil, navy, white kidney, and black beans.

What seasonings go in 15 bean soup?

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Dried Bean Soup Mix.
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  • Onion, Carrots, and Celery.
  • Fresh Garlic.
  • Smoked Paprika.
  • Crushed Red Pepper Flakes.
  • Canned Diced Tomatoes.
  • Dried Spices: Thyme, Basil, Oregano, and Bay Leaves.

What do you put in bean soup?


  1. 2 cups dried beans (I used a 15-bean mix, but any variety will work.
  2. 4 carrots, peeled and diced.
  3. 4 celery ribs, diced.
  4. 1 large onion, diced.
  5. 1 tablespoon minced or grated garlic.
  6. 8 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth.
  7. cooked ham, diced (about 3 cups total)
  8. 1 (14.5 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, not drained.

How do you make old fashioned bean soup?

  1. Rinse beans, picking out any bad ones.
  2. Drain and add 4-5 cups water (enough to cover beans) in a large soup pot.
  3. Bring to quick boil over high heat.
  4. Bring soup back to a boil and then reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 2 1/2 hours, until beans are very tender.

What herbs are good in bean soup?

This French white bean soup recipe is punched up with classic Provencal herbs such as parsley, sage, and rosemary, to delicious effect. For one, their creamy texture is nothing short of addictive; it adds a velvety mouthfeel to any dish, without the need to add any fat (although they are very good with olive oil).

Can you add potatoes to 15 bean soup?

You can add frozen vegetables directly to the soup, no need to thaw. If using potatoes, add with carrots, onion and garlic in the beginning. Spices and herbs can be cooked with the beans too.