Bean and Bacon Soup

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4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

Ingredients

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3 bacon slices, chopped
1 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons dry mustard
1 1/2 cups water
1 tablespoon dark molasses
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
2 (15-ounce) cans cannellini beans or other white beans, drained
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with garlic and onions, undrained

Preparation

Cook bacon in a large saucepan over medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings in pan.

Add onion, chili powder, and mustard to drippings in pan; sauté 3 minutes. Stir in bacon, water, and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 7 minutes. Partially mash beans with a potato masher.

Created date

September 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 361
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 11.2 g
Satfat 3.8 g
Monofat 4.6 g
Polyfat 1.7 g
Protein 20 g
Carbohydrate 47.9 g
Fiber 2.2 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Iron 6.8 mg
Sodium 804 mg
Calcium 132 mg