15 Bean Soup Crockpot Recipe

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Get ready to savor this irresistible 15-bean soup crockpot recipe! We'll guide you through a delicious recipe and explore tasty variations of this comforting dish.

Yield: 6 servings

15 Bean Soup

crockpot 15 bean soup in a white bowl

Indulge in the wholesome comfort of a hearty 15-bean soup brimming with colorful legumes, aromatic vegetables, and savory spices. This recipe promises a symphony of flavors and textures that will warm you from the inside out on chilly evenings or any time you crave a nourishing bowl of goodness.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 5 minutes


  • 1 package 15 Bean Soup mix
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon crushed oregano
  • 2 cans no-fat chicken stock
  • Additional water to cover
  • 3 stalks celery chopped
  • 3 carrots diced
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic sliced
  • 1 pound turkey Italian sausage sliced
  • 2 cans stewed (or diced) tomatoes


  1. Combine first 5 ingredients (liquid should cover the mixture by 1"-2") in a Crock Pot
  2. Cook on high for 2 hours
  3. Add the remaining ingredients to the slow cooker, turn the slow cooker to low, and cook for an additional 3 hours
  4. For more zing, add cayenne or crushed red pepper when adding a second set of ingredients.
  5. Serve as a complete meal or over rice. Freezes well.


  • Adjust Seasoning: Add cayenne pepper or crushed red pepper flakes for additional spice if desired. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper as needed.
  • Serve the 15-Bean Soup as a complete meal or over rice for added heartiness.
  • Optionally, garnish with chopped fresh parsley or a dollop of sour cream before serving.
  • Storage: This soup freezes well to store leftovers in airtight containers in the freezer for future meals.
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    Here Are Some Recipe Variations for 15-Bean Soup:

    Vegetarian 15-Bean Soup:

    • Omit the turkey Italian sausage and use vegetable broth instead of chicken stock to make a hearty vegetarian version of the soup. Add extra vegetables like diced bell peppers, zucchini, or sweet potatoes for added flavor and nutrition.

    Smoky Ham 15-Bean Soup:

    • Substitute diced smoked ham or ham hock for the turkey Italian sausage for a smoky, savory twist. The ham adds depth of flavor and pairs beautifully with the assortment of beans and vegetables.

    Spicy 15-Bean Soup:

    • Add diced jalapeños or poblano peppers along with cayenne pepper or additional crushed red pepper flakes to amp up the heat in the soup. Adjust the amount of spice according to your preference for a fiery kick.

    Creamy 15-Bean Soup:

    • After the soup has finished cooking, remove a portion of the beans and vegetables and puree them until smooth. Return the pureed mixture to the pot and stir well to create a creamy texture. Finish with a splash of heavy cream or coconut milk for added richness.

    Mediterranean 15-Bean Soup:

    • Add Mediterranean flavors by incorporating diced kalamata olives, sun-dried tomatoes, and a sprinkle of dried Italian herbs like basil, oregano, and thyme. Finish with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and a squeeze of lemon juice for brightness.

    Tex-Mex 15-Bean Soup:

    • Give the soup a Tex-Mex flair by adding diced green chilies, cumin, chili powder, and a splash of lime juice. Serve topped with shredded cheese, diced avocado, and crushed tortilla chips for a satisfying Southwestern-inspired meal.

    Coconut Curry 15-Bean Soup Crockpot Recipe:

    • Infuse the soup with aromatic spices like curry powder, turmeric, and ginger. Replace the chicken stock with coconut milk for a creamy coconut base. Garnish with chopped cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice for freshness.

    Italian-Inspired 15-Bean Soup:

    • Incorporate Italian flavors by adding diced pancetta or prosciutto along with chopped fresh herbs like basil, parsley, and thyme. Finish with a sprinkle of grated Parmesan cheese and a drizzle of balsamic glaze for a touch of sweetness.

    These variations offer exciting ways to customize your 15-Bean Soup crockpot recipe according to your tastes and culinary creativity. Feel free to experiment with different ingredients and flavor combinations to make the recipe your own!


    • Jessica McCoy

      Jessica McCoy is a seasoned food blogger with 14+ years of experience in the industry. As a self-taught home cook, she enjoys creating and finetuning easy recipes that are fool proof and simple for anyone to make. Her expertise is in all things kitchen: cooking tips, air fryer recipes, Instant Pot and other pressure cooking recipes, and slow cooker recipes. Jessica was the previous owner of AllSheCooks, where she focused on easy every day recipes including budget friendly dinner recipes and desserts.

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