Soups

Bean Soup with Bacon, Chicken and Pesto

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A hearty bean and chicken soup, guaranteed to put a smile on your face and keep you warm on winter days.

8
1/2 lb bacon, cooked until crisp, cooled and crumbled
2 T butter or bacon grease
1 onion, chopped
5 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup carrots, chopped
a handful of dried rat tail radishes or celery or both
2 cans great northern beans
2 chicken breasts, cooked and cubed [Brown them in the bacon grease!]
2 cups chicken stock
2 cups water
1 tsp sugar
a couple of grinds of black pepper
pesto
Fry the bacon first, then set it aside to cool. Saute the onion, garlic and carrots in the butter or bacon grease until soft. Add the remaining ingredients, except the pesto. Heat through and simmer...
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Nutritions

Calories
504

Sodium
341mg
14% DV

Fat
17g
26% DV

Protein
25g
51% DV

Carbs
64g
21% DV

Fiber
20g
82% DV