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Grandma's White Bean Soup in a bowl

Grandma's White Bean Soup

Course Soup
Cuisine American, Russian, Ukrainian
Keyword bean soup, bean soup recipe, white bean soup
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 142kcal


  • 1 lb Pork
  • 1 large Onion marinate
  • 1 large Onion for the soup
  • 2 large Carrots
  • 1 1/2 cup White Beans
  • 4 qt Boiled Water
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Dill to garnish


  • Cut pork into 2 inch cubes. Marinate pork cubes under the sliced onions. Press down on the onions, to produce the juice. Leave marinating overnight.
    2 inch pork squares placed under raw onion rings in a bowl
  • Fry all sides of the meat to golden brown. Add cubed onions and sliced carrots to the meat. Saute until golden brown.
    In a frying pan pork and diced onion being sautéed
  • Add white beans and hot boiled water. Lower heat to medium-low. Cook for an hour and a half. You may need to add more water as you cook the soup, as beans do tend to absorb water as they are cooking.
    Hot boiled water and white beans added to the frying meat, onions and carrots
  • Serve hot, garnished with dill.
    Grandma's White Bean Soup in a bowl


Calories: 142kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 293mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1698IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg