Delicious and quick navy bean soup recipe


  • 1 1/2 cups navy beans
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 pound salt pork
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika


Wash beans and place in large kettle. Cover with cold water, add salt pork, cover, and bring slowly to boiling point. Simmer for about 2 hours, then add the onion, celery, and carrot. Continue cooking slowly for an additional hour or so. When beans are soft, rub mixture through a coarse sieve. Add milk, salt, pepper, and paprika to bean mixture. Cut salt pork into fine cubes and add to soup. Return to range and heat slowly until mixture begins to boil.


Serve piping hot. Serves 4-5.

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