Homemade Navy Bean Soup Recipe Made 2 Easy Ways

When you are looking for comfort, soup may be the answer.  Homemade Navy Bean Soup, cooked in either the slow cooker or Instant Pot brings back warm memories of home.

Navy Bean Soup is definitely one of those meals that I remember Mom and I sharing together.  Those creamy beans, with a tender bite of smoky bacon here and there, were the perfect mid-day dish on a chilly afternoon.  I don’t think my kids have ever had this kind of soup, so I am pleased as punch to come across this simple recipe from One Good Thing.



Jillee shows us 2 ways to make this, and both are equally easy,delicious and easy on the wallet.  Made in either the slow cooker or Instant Pot, I expect that my guys will come to love this soup just as much as I do.



Your ingredient list for homemade Navy Bean Soup is short and simple:

  • 16 oz bag navy beans
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 slices smoked bacon, chopped (or 1 ham hock)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 10 cups water (or chicken broth)
Visit Jillee at One Good Thing for her slow cooker and Instant Pot instructions.


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