Bean Soup


1/2 lb. bacon – cooked
10 cups chicken broth (large can of broth)
3 cans Great Northern beans (rinsed)
1 can diced tomatoes (Zesty Mild Green Chilies)
6 Oz. baby carrots
Black Pepper

Crock Pot

Cut up half a pound of bacon into one inch strips. Cook this for 10 minutes on a medium heat. Put the bacon into the crock pot.

Drain and rinse the Great Northern beans. Place these into the crock pot.

Pour the diced tomatoes into the crock pot. Add the baby carrots.

Add spices for taste: Rosemary and Black Pepper.

Cook on low for about 6 hours. 5 hours will do just fine.

Video Link:  Bean Soup

3 Bean Turkey Chili

3 Bean Turkey Chili


1 pound ground turkey or chopped leftover turkey
1 onion chopped
1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 can diced tomatoes with juice
1 can tomato sauce – 8 oz.
1 can diced mild green chilies – 4 oz.
2 Tbsp. chili powder


Crockpot aka slow cooker
medium pan
Large strainer

3 bean turkey chili
3 bean turkey chili

Cook with the turkey in the medium pan if you are not using leftovers.  Chop the leftovers if you are using leftovers.  Put the turkey into the Crockpot.

Chop the onion.  Place it into the Crockpot.

Open the chickpeas, kidney beans, and black beans.  Pour the beans into the strainer.  Rinse.  Pour the beans into the Crockpot.

Open the other cans:  diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and green chilies, and pour them into the Crockpot.

Season with 2 Tbsp. of chili powder.

Cook on low for 8 hours.  Enjoy.

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