One of the questions we receive the most is "can I cook 15 BEAN SOUP® beans in a crock pot or slow cooker"? The answer is: ABSOLUTELY! Try this easy to follow recipe and you will have a pot full of 15 Bean Soup waiting for you after a day of activities. See cooking tips below the recipe for more info.
This was the first time I've ever made this soup. I soaked the beans overnight. I had a pork tenderloin that was overcooked (dry), so I decided to cut it up and put in the Crock Pot with all of the other listed ingredients. After it cooked all day on low, I shredded the meat with a fork and it was very tender. It had a packet of Cajun seasoning but it still needed salt and pepper. It was very good though. We ate it with cornbread.
I cooked this for the first time using the slow cooker method, (ingredient list from bag). I used ground turkey over chicken and ground Italian sausage. I was not sure what to expect, but this has amazing flavors. Will definitely make it again. Although next time, I will wait until getting home from work to add carrots, celery and onion; they were mush. =( Also, I soaked the beans overnight.
been making this for myself and friends for over 20 years. this time i halved the recipe (i still used a pound of turkey smoked sausage) and it took about 6 hours in my slow cooker on medium. i added a little sriracha sauce for a garlicky kick and it was great.
I make it with two extra cups of broth and fresh ground pepper, it is so good. Next time I won't cook it longer than the recipe says, it is a little too mushy.
tossed them in the crock and used 2 smoked turkey drumsticks instead of sasuage-- added 1/4 c of white vinegar-- SOOOOO YUM!