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Slow Cooker Bean Soup

If you are looking for a simple recipe to make for the family, then this is for you. This Slow Cooker Bean Soup is a flavorful soup to enjoy for a chilly day or a quick meal after a busy day. This soup recipe is super simple and will warm up your tummies.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 25 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bean and bacon soup recipe
Servings: 8
Author: Jill


  • Slow cooker, knives, cutting board, measuring spoons, measuring cup,


  • 8 oz Bacon cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup Onions diced
  • 2 cups Celery diced
  • 2 cups Baby carrots sliced
  • 64 oz Chicken stock or broth
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp Garlic powder
  • tsp Thyme
  • ¼ tsp Cumin ground
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Black pepper
  • 1 lb Dried Great Northern Beans


  • Saute bacon on the stovetop until crispy. Set aside
  • Add olive oil, onions, celery, and carrots to the slow cooker.
  • Add the bacon, chicken stock, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, cumin, salt, pepper, and beans.
  • Put the lid on the slow cooker
  • Cook for 5-6 hours on high until beans and vegetables are soft.
  • Garnish bowls of soup with your choice of toppings. Suggestions: cheese, greens, green onions, sour cream, avocado, more bacon.