Slow cooker boontjie sop met spek


This Slow Cooker Beef and bacon Bean Soup is a hearty slow cooker soup recipe that always hits the spot. Savor the bacon and bean flavor combo and you’ll surely be saying this is one of the best soup recipes around.

Cooking Time: 8 hr 2 min

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 slices bacon
500gr stewing beef
2 tablespoons flour
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 leek tops (the green part)
1 can cannellini beans
1 can pinto beans (groot bruin rooierige bone)
2 teaspoons dry thyme leaves
1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 1/2 liters water
salt and pepper to taste


On medium high heat in frying pan crisp the bacon with oil for 2 minutes, then add onion and continue to cookuntil onion gets caramelized. Transfer to slow cooker pot.
Then flour the meat and caramelize it on one side in the same frying pan.
Add the meat to slow cooker pot and add beans with juices, chopped celery ribs, thyme leaves, Worcestershire sauce, cayenne pepper, salt, pepper and cover with water, add leek tops on top.
Pop the lid on and plug on high setting for 8 hours. Throw away leek tops when the soup is done. Serve with hearty rye bread and enjoy!


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