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Bean & Bacon Soup
Bean & Bacon Soup

We know nobody can beat Granny’s bean soup, however this #JustDelicious twist on a traditional favourite will even have granny smiling from ear to ear.

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 35 min
Serves: 4-6



2 x 200 g

Eskort Diced Bacon

30 ml

olive oil


onion, finely chopped


large carrot, peeled & finely diced


celery sticks, finely diced

4 cloves

garlic, minced


bay leaf

5 ml


5 ml


1 can

chopped tomatoes

1 can

butter beans, drained

1 can

borlotti beans, drained

2 L

chicken stock;




ground black pepper


fresh parsley, for garnish


  • In a large soup pot, fry the bacon in half of the olive oil until browned and crisp.

  • Drain bacon and fat from pot, reserving the fat and bacon separately.

  • Heat the rest of the olive oil in the same pot.

  • Add the onion, carrot and celery and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables have softened.

  • Add the garlic, bay leaf, thyme and rosemary and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes.

  • Add the chopped tomatoes, the drained beans, stock and the reserved bacon fat and bring to a boil.

  • Let the soup simmer uncovered until the beans are tender (about 20 minutes).

  • Remove the bay leaf and season with salt and pepper, add half the bacon back to the soup and stir, before transferring to bowls for serving.

Recipe Meal Types: - Soup - Winter Warmers - Lunch - Dinner
The following product can be used with this recipe:
Eskort Diced Bacon

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