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traditional 15 bean soup®
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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours

Servings: 8


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Step 1

Simply rinse the beans and discard any debris, then place in the pot with 8 cups of water and soak overnight (at least 8 hours).

Step 2

Drain the water the beans were soaking in over night and add 8 cups of fresh water along with the onion and meat (if using).

Step 3

Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat and simmer covered for 1½ to 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Next add the tomatoes, the chili powder, lemon juice and garlic and simmer covered for another 30 minutes.

Step 5

There is a seasoning packet included with the beans, you'll want to add that one to two minutes before your cooking is complete.

Step 6

Salt and pepper to taste.

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