This Crockpot Bean and Bacon Soup is loaded with tender northern beans, veggies, and bacon in each bite. A total comfort food. A no soak white bean soup you have to try!
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First start by cooking your bacon fully and then place on paper towel to remove excess grease. Then dice up into small pieces.
In a strainer pour your dried beans and rinse under cold water. Remove any debris, stones or beans that are damaged.
Place the bacon, stock, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, rinsed dried beans, thyme, cumin, salt and pepper into the crockpot.
Stir well and place lid on the crockpot. Cook for 8-9 hours on low or 5-6 hours on high, or until the beans are tender and soft.
Serve the crockpot bean and bacon soup warm with a topping of shredded cheese, sour cream, bacon, green onions, or any other toppings you would like.
Bacon - Any cut or style of bacon works. Or if you want you can replace the bacon with ham or ham hocks if you prefer. Bone Broth - Adding bone broth in replace of broth or stock will help add more nutrients and richness to the soup. Soaking Beans - You do not soak the beans ahead of time. If you prefer you are welcome to soak your beans overnight in 6 cups of water.