Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

8 ingredients
139 calories
373 min cook time


8 total
1 bay leaf
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 cups (16 ounces) dry black beans
8 cups water
1 onion, chopped
4 slices bacon
1 tablespoon Maggi® Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon
1 red bell pepper, chopped


Prep: 10
Cook: 373
Wait: 0
Serving: 10
Step 1
Fry bacon in a large skillet until crispy. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings in skillet. Place bacon on paper towels to drain. Once cooled, chop and set aside.
Cooking: 10 min
Step 2
Add onion, bell pepper and garlic to drippings in skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes or until onions are translucent.
Cooking: 3 min
Step 3
Place water, beans, cooked vegetables, bacon, bouillon and bay leaf in 5- or 6-quart slow cooker. Stir well.
Preparation: 5 min
Step 4
Cook on high for 6 hours or low for 8 hours or until beans are tender.
Cooking: 360 min
Step 5
Once beans are tender, use a potato masher to mash some of the beans to thicken the soup to desired consistency.
Preparation: 5 min
Step 6
Serve topped with sour cream and chopped cilantro, if desired.
Presentation: 1 min

Nutrition Information

139 calories per serving
Serving size: 10
4.49g fat
29.52g carbs
12.43g protein
% DV*
Total Fat 4.49g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 7.39mg
Sodium 394.58mg
Carbohydrates 29.52g
Dietary Fiber 18.32g
Sugars 1.93g
Protein 12.43g
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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