Savor the heartwarming, comforting taste of Baked Potato Soup with Bacon. Prep time: 10 minutes. This creamy white bean and bacon soup is definitely one of those! All you have to do when you get home is add some sour cream and cooked bacon. I also added sweet potato, red pepper, onion, carrot, and celery to make it extra hearty and flavorful. Just add the vegetables and broth to the crock pot and set it for about 6 to 8 hours. Dried pinto beans cook all day in the slow cooker with bacon, onion and garlic to make these flavorful Bacon Pinto Beans. I can't wait to try it out! Add in the apple cider vinegar and drained cannellini beans, fresh sage and stock. Add the chopped onion, and cook in the bacon grease until the onion is translucent, about 7 to 8 minutes. Red Bean Essentials: Bacon & Bacon Grease Smoky Flavor & Richness. The beans are never bright green and they do not have any crunch to them. Cook your bacon. So there you have it: 20 ways to use up bacon grease! 1/4 cup chopped yellow onions. Green Beans with Bacon is an easy one pan recipe made with 5 ingredients only! Canned green beans on their own are already pretty tasty, but when you add in bacon and onions, you elevate it to an entirely new level of awesome. Remove bacon from pan and set aside. Simmer it all then blend it until it’s creamy and smooth. If we had morning church, we would come home from church, and lunch would be soup and sandwiches. We always ate bean and bacon soup with pb sandwiches. They are so good. If you have any ideas of your own, please share with us in the comments! Reply. Add garlic and kale to skillet, toss until bacon grease covers all of the kale. This post contains an affiliate link. Let the vegetables cook until softened, about 5 minutes. We added crispy bacon, shredded cheese, green onions and sour cream to our hearty baked potato soup. Mash pinto beans and cumin into onion mixture using a potato masher until reaching your desired consistency. Trying to find a recipe that is edible. Cook and stir onion and garlic in the hot bacon grease until onions are softened, 5 to 7 minutes. Wednesday 2nd of October 2019. butter or margarine. Marilyn . Customers tell us they love its flavor. Heat bacon grease in a skillet over medium heat. Combine brown sugar and mustard in small bowl. Saute 5-10minutes. We keep our bacon grease in a jelly jar in the refrigerator and then when ready to use, simply dip out with a teaspoon to use. A rich, creamy soup that's very easy to make. 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