very very bland. We increased all the spices except the cayenne and it was so good! So glad I did. **I used coconut oil because it has a mouthfeel similar to animal fat. Beans are probably the most underrated super food. 371k Followers, 645 Following, 2,266 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Budget Bytes (@budgetbytes) After the soup has boiled for 15 minutes and has thickened, stir the cooked ham back into the soup. The night before, place the beans in a large bowl and add cool water until the beans are covered with twice as much water as the beans. And I definitely suggest serving with some crusty bread on the side (try this no-knead bread). See more of Budget Bytes on Facebook Log In Forgotten account? Kind of like tacos, in soup form! Thanks all of the suggestions!!! The whole family loved it. Stir it occasionally as it simmers. This incredibly easy and deliciously chunky Ham and Bean Soup features a medley of colorful vegetables, browned ham, and plenty of hearty white beans. Add the beans to the pot along with 6 cups of water, and stir to combine. This recipe is written specifically for canned beans. I followed the recipe exactly and wouldn’t change a thing. Serve hot! Keep in mind that as the soup is stored in the refrigerator, the salt may absorb into the beans and taste more muted. Super Easy Loaded Potato Soup - This recipe is so simple! Stir everything to combine, then let the soup simmer for another 20 minutes or so. This Smoky Black Bean Soup is definitely going to be one of my new fav’s because it’s so fast, super thick and hearty, and leaves the door open for tons of fun toppings. The night before place 1 pound of the dry 15 bean mix (do not use the seasoning packet) in a large bowl. Sauté the ham for 3-5 minutes over medium heat, or until it achieves a decent amount of browning. Give the soup a taste and adjust the salt or pepper to your liking. Dice one yellow onion and mince two cloves of garlic. Yes, this soup is a great candidate for freezing! I think you’re going to love Also, in case you are lazy and forgetful. For this super easy and deliciously chunky Ham and Bean Soup I took cue from my easy Rosemary Garlic White Bean Soup and used a puréed can of beans to thicken the pot, combined that with some chunky and colorful vegetables and a handful of diced ham to round out this meal in a bowl. While the onion and garlic are sautéing, dice the celery and carrot. Also, I used 4 cups of veggie broth and 2 cups of water for more flavor. BUT we haven’t added ANY salt yet, so the flavors are still quite muted. No problem! I followed the recipe exactly and wouldn’t change a thing. Need an easy and cozy dinner tonight? Also added a large handful of fresh spinach. Sauté over medium heat for about 3-5 minutes, or until the onions are soft and transparent. You could probably do this in a slow cooker, although you won’t get that nice browning on the ham unless you do that separately. Welcome to the world of delicious recipes designed for small budgets. Your email address will not be published. Add the diced tomatoes (with juices), cumin, oregano, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, and parsley to the pot. Remove the stem and seeds from the jalapeño, then dice the remaining jalapeño flesh. You’ll need one pound of cooked ham. Turn the heat up to medium-high and bring the soup up to a boil. THIS is one of those soups that makes you feel good about your health and is still incredibly delicious and satisfying. Cooking on a budget shouldn't mean canned beans and ramen noodles night after night. This is an excellent and very inexpensive soup. Finally, stir in a couple teaspoons of apple cider vinegar to brighten it all up, and it’s done! Packed with vegetables, flavor, protein, and fiber, this ultra-flavorful and low-calorie Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup is an all around winner! This 4-week Omnivore Meal Plan is comprised of reader favorite Budget Bytes recipes, with 50% meat and 50% vegetarian meals. I decided to make it a Vegetarian 15 Bean Soup (it’s actually vegan) this week, but you could always add some bacon, a smoked ham hock, or smoked turkey leg to your soup for a little extra smoky flavor. Nov 8, 2019 - This incredibly easy Rosemary Garlic White Bean Soup takes only eight simple ingredients to deliver a bowl full of rich, bold flavor. Budget Bytes » Recipes » Soup Recipes Over 70 budget-friendly soup recipes, including chicken soup recipes, vegetarian soup recipes, slow cooker soup recipes, and more! If it becomes too thick for your liking, simply add a little more water or chicken broth to reach your desired consistency. Join me for delicious recipes designed for small budgets. Add the onion, carrots, celery, and garlic to the pot in place of the ham. Then I added the remaining ingredients and pressure cooked for 12 minutes. Once it reaches a boil, turn the heat down to medium and allow the soup to continue to boil for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Original recipe calls for 1/2 lb carrots but I left them out to suit my taste. Dice the onion, peel and slice the carrots, slice the celery, and mince the garlic. Add the onion, garlic, jalapeño, and olive oil to a … Budget Bytes | Delicious Recipes for Small Budgets | Learn how to cut your grocery bill in half with delicious recipes designed for small budgets. This incredibly easy Rosemary Garlic White Bean Soup takes only eight simple ingredients to deliver a bowl full of rich, bold flavor. With a variety of colors, fresh vegetables, and vibrant herbs and spices make this Vegetarian 15 Bean Soup flavorful, filling, AND incredibly good for you. Used 4 cloves of garlic instead of 2 and added half a jar of fire roasted bell peppers. More ». Allow the moisture released from the vegetables to help dissolve the browned bits of ham from the bottom of the soup pot as you stir. I quick soaked the beans first, drained and rinsed. Step by step photos. You can use any cooked ham, but a thicker slice works better than thin sandwich slices. I used Hurst’s Brand, which are in many major grocery stores. Using the saute setting on the IP I sauted the onions with coconut oil for about 5 minutes, added the garlic for another minute, then added carrots, celery and seasoning and sauteed for an additional 5 min. The broth will look all cloudy like this, and kind of pale in color. Add the onions, garlic, and 2 Tbsp coconut oil (or your favorite cooking oil) to a large pot. And when you get 15 different varieties all in one pot, you’ve got a serious nutrition powerhouse! Welcome to the world of delicious recipes designed for small budgets. And now it’s looking much more vibrant. Required fields are marked *. Since I first tried it home, it became a regular meal. If you have leftover cooked ham from Easter or any other holiday, that can also be used in this recipe. As a food lover and a number cruncher I've decided that cooking on a budget shouldn't mean canned beans and ramen noodles night after night. We make it every couple of months. Will be making this recipe again in both the original and my added veggie versions. Now it’s time to add those top note flavors! Your email address will not be published. This Fennel, Tomato and White Bean Soup is the perfect comfort food for some of the colder days headed our way. Any suggestions as to how to incorporate it? See more ideas about soup recipes, recipes, soup. Once it reaches a boil, turn the heat down to low or medium low, and let it continue to simmer for 90 minutes. Could not find thick cut ham, so instead used a pound of bacon (half turkey, half regular pork). Mince the garlic and dice the onion. If the soup becomes too thick, add more chicken broth or water to achieve your desired soup consistency. Drain the other two cans. I simply added a little more spices because of the additional broth and veggies. It really added a nice note of flavor. Add the onion, carrot, celery, and garlic to the pot in place of the ham and continue to cook over medium for about 5 minutes, or until the onions are softened. Let it self release for 15 minutes and done. Dec 11, 2020 - Low budget, high flavor soups that will keep you full and satisfied. While the vegetables are cooking, add one of the three cans of cannellini beans to a blender (with the liquid from the can) and purée until smooth. Serve the chunky Ham and Bean Soup hot, preferably with crusty bread for dipping! Dice one pound of ham and add it to a soup pot with one tablespoon cooking oil. 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