Bacon and Black Bean Soup

Bacon and Black Bean Soup

Bacon and black bean soup is a delicious classic that is easy on the budget and high on yumminess! Soaking beans is an extra step, but it improves the digestibility of the beans (and reduces gassiness!) and lets you use those incredibly inexpensive dry beans!   Bacon and Black Bean Soup 2 cups dried black beans16 ounces bacon chopped1 cup chopped onion4 cloves garlic (crushed)8-10 cups beef stock5 bay leaves1 teaspoon honey1 teaspoon dry mustard1 tablespoon lime zest1 tablespoon lime juice1 teaspoon tobasco or other hot sauce (more to taste)Sour cream (sliced green onions as additional toppings) Soak BeansRinse beans and place into a large bowl. Cover with filtered water. Allow to soak 8-12 hours, overnight. Make SoupIn the bottom of a low stockpot over medium heat, cook bacon.As...

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Creamy Meatball Tomato Soup

Creamy Meatball Tomato Soup

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Canned Ground Pork

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Pressure canning broth, rather than freezing it makes for fast nutrient-dense meals. When purchasing shelf-stable broth, you have a choice to...

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Meat and Soup Canning

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