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Bean Soups & Stews to Warm Your Belly

When it’s chilly outside and you’ve got hungry mouths to feed, there’s nothing more satisfying to cook and eat than hearty, delicious bean soups and stews. Whether you prefer to chop vegetables and slowly simmer favorites over the weekend, or rely on quick and easy dishes to throw together on busy weeknights, this collection of recipes offers something for everyone to savor.

Instant Pot White Bean Chili

Instant post chili soup

A fast, comforting and delicious Instant Pot white chicken chili recipe that’s great to keep you warm on weeknights as well as game day get-togethers.

Instant Pot Butter Beans & Hog Jowls

Made with Camellia Brand Large Limas and a ham bone, this dish is ready in about an hour but tastes like it’s slow-cooked!

Instant Pot Lima Beans & Greens Soup

Instant Pot Lima Beans & Greens Soup

Versatile and customizable in every way (you can use any combination of onions, vegetables, broth and greens you prefer), this vegetarian recipe surprises with its deep, rich flavor.

Creole Pinto Beans & Greens Soup

Creole Pinto Bean and Greens Soup by The Saucy Southerner

Slow-simmered with two pounds of Camellia Brand Pinto Beans, this soup from The Saucy Southerner features parsnips, carrots, celery, leeks and white vermouth. And it’ll feed a small army.

Frijoles Borrachos (Drunken Beans)

An authentic Mexican dish spiked with dark beer and bacon. What more could you ask for?

Slow Cooker Lentil & Black Bean Taco Soup

Sauté the vegetables and add them to a slow cooker along with all the other ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Easy and delicious!


Caldo is a delicious Isleño mixture of salt pork, pickled pork, Camellia Brand Navy beans, Camellia Brand Large Limas, corn, potatoes and more.

Categories: Recipes