15 Bean Soup is the Perfect Budget Meal to Make in the Crockpot!
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15 bean soup starts with a cheap under $3 bag of dried beans and ends as a comforting delicious meal.
Are soups your go-to dinner for cold evenings? 🍲
Grab a bag of Hurst 15 bean soup dried beans and make a batch of warm ham and bean soup using your slow cooker. This is a no-soak method that slow cooks most of the day and then you can dig into a hearty bowl of soup at dinnertime. I love the convenient flavor packet that comes with the beans, as it’s a delicious combo with the ham and veggies.
15 bean soup is an easy-from-scratch budget meal.
I calculated the ingredients from Walmart.com and this large soup recipe makes about 8 two-cup servings at just $1.87 a serving! 👏
What beans are in Hurst’s 15 Bean soup?
This bag of dried beans contains 15 bean varieties: 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 bean.
Slow Cooker 15 Bean Soup
yield: 8 SERVINGS
prep time: 15 MINUTES
cook time: 8 HOURS
total time: 8 HOURS 15 MINUTES
Hearty ham and bean soup using a 15 bean mix and seasoning packet.
Tips for making the best 15 bean soup:
- You can use ham or cooked sausage in this recipe idea instead. A ham hock would also be a great way to add flavor. After the holidays or Easter, this is a perfect way to use up any extra ham.
- This makes lots of soup, about 4 quarts, but luckily 15 bean soup freezes well. Transfer to jars or airtight containers and freeze for 3 months.
- If you wanted a thicker soup, consider mashing it lightly with an immersion blender a few times.
This ham and bean soup is a lifesaver on busy weeknights.
When I can prep a meal in the morning using the slow cooker, I feel super productive and know my evening will run smoother. This helps us not eat out as much and enjoy some yummy meals at home!
The broth portion of this soup is so comforting and full of flavor. It’s a meal everyone can get on board with. Serve with a roll or crusty bread for a delicious soup experience!