Bacon and Bean Soup

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Bacon and Bean Soup

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
10min
Prep
40min
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Bacon and bean soup for the win! Our soup is packed with bacon flavor while pureed beans add a creamy texture without the addition of cream.

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Ingredients
Serves 6
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15 slice(s) Hy-Vee Hickory House thick-sliced applewood-smoked bacon, chopped and divided
1 (10-oz.) container Hy-Vee Short Cuts chopped onions, celery, and carrots
2 tbsp. bacon drippings
1 (32-oz.) container Hy-Vee 33%-less-sodium chicken broth
3 (15-oz. each) cans Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
1 tsp. fresh rosemary, chopped
½ tsp. fresh thyme, chopped, plus additional for garnish
2 tbsp. Hy-Vee tomato paste
Hy-Vee croutons, for serving

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  • Large saucepan
  • Food processor or blender

Directions

  1. Cook bacon until crisp; set aside. Cook chopped onions, celery, and carrots in bacon drippings in a large saucepan until softened. Add chicken broth, beans, rosemary, thyme, and 1/4 of the cooked bacon. Simmer, covered, 20 minutes. 

  2. Puree half of the mixture in a food processor or blender; return to saucepan. Add 2/3 remaining bacon and tomato paste. Heat until hot. Serve topped with remaining bacon and garnish with croutons and additional fresh thyme, if desired.