Crock Pot Italian Bean Meatball Soup Recipe
Disclosure: The Crock Pot Italian Bean Meatball Soup recipe has been sponsored by Hurst’s HamBeens® . All opinions are my own.
Crock Pot Italian Bean Meatball Soup Recipe is a delicious bean soup recipe made with the new Italian Bean Soup from your favorite Hurst’s HamBeens® brand the producer of the famous HamBeens® Original 15 BEAN SOUP®.
Hurst’s HamBeens® NEW Products
I have an exciting announcement to make. Hurst’s HamBeens® Brand has a couple of new dry bean mixes available this fall. Today I am sharing a recipe made with the new Hurst’s HamBeens® Italian Bean Soup.
There is also the new BBQ Cowboy Beans. I will be sharing a recipe using the BBQ Cowboy Beans soon!
The Italian Bean Soup is a mix of dry Cannellinni beans, light red Kidney beans, Borlotti beans (Cranberry beans) and Chickpeas with a seasoning pack that is out of this world.
The new products will be hitting the dry bean shelf at Publix by the end of November. Or you can buy them right now in the Hurst’s Online Store.
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Hurst’s Bean Soups
Hurst’s HamBeens® soups have a delicious combination of the freshest dried beans and a seasoning pack that adds the best flavor.
When you make any of the Hurst’s HamBeens® soups you will always end up with a delicious bowl of soup.
The new Italian Bean Soup is no different than any of the other Hurst’s soups – it is packed with amazing flavor combos of Italian-style beans and a seasoning packet that has all the flavor you need for a delicious bowl of soup.
Crock Pot Dried Bean Soups
I love making crock pot soup recipes with dried beans. Crock Pot dried bean soups are one of my favorite meals. I eat them all year long.
You can simmer dried beans and your favorite soup ingredients all day long and the dried beans will be cooked perfectly.
You don’t have to fuss with soaking and rinsing or prepping the dried beans by doing a quick boil on the stove.
Crock Pot Italian Bean Meatball Soup Recipe
I made homemade mini pork and beef meatballs for this Crock Pot Italian Bean Meatball Soup recipe. I love making homemade meatballs because they taste so much better than frozen meatballs.
But, if you need to you can substitute frozen meatballs for the homemade pork and beef meatballs I used in this recipe.
Crock Pot Italian Bean Meatball Soup Ingredients
As you can see the ingredient list for this crock pot Italian soup recipe is pretty short. That’s because Hurst’s has done such a great job of creating a perfect Italian seasoning packet in the new Italian Bean Soup.
- NEW Hurst’s HamBeens® Italian Bean Soup (found with the dried beans)
- 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
- 1 medium onion, diced
- 1/2 cup diced celery
- 2 dried bay leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 8 cups beef broth
- 24 Homemade or Frozen Mini Meatballs
Put all of the soup ingredients, except the meatballs into a 7 quart crock pot and stir to combine. Place the lid on the crock pot and cook for 8-9 hours on low or 6-7 hours on high.
An hour before the soup is done add the meatballs to the crock pot and stir. If using frozen meatballs thaw in the microwave before adding to the crock pot. Continue to cook until the beans are tender and the meatballs are cooked through.
Makes about 8 servings.Print
Crock Pot Italian Bean Meatball Soup Recipe is an easy and delicious crock pot no soak bean and meatball soup recipe made with Hurst’s new Italian Bean Soup. This delicious and easy to make Italian style bean soup recipe is packed full of your favorite Italian flavors. Homemade pork and beef Italian meatballs add more Italian flavors to this crock pot soup recipe.
- Rinse and pick through the Hurst’s Italian Bean Soup dried beans.
- Add the rinsed beans to the crock pot. Add the undrained can of diced tomatoes.
- Dice the onion and celery and add to the crock pot.
- Next add the bay leaves, dried thyme, and dried basil to the crock pot. Open the Italian Seasoning pack and sprinkle it over the soup ingredients in the crock pot.
- Pour the beef broth in and mix with a wooden spoon to combine. Place the lid on the crock pot.
- Cook on low for 8 to 9 hours or on high for 6 to 7 hours or until the beans are tender. An hour before the soup will be finished cooking add the meatballs to the crock pot. (If using frozen meatballs thaw the meatballs in the microwave before adding them to the crock pot.)
NOTE: If using frozen meatballs thaw them in the microwave before adding them to the hot soup in the crock pot. If you add frozen meatballs to the hot soup it will cool down the hot soup so much that it could take an hour or more for the soup to come back up to the boiling temperature and could add up to an extra hour of cooking time.
- Calories: 358
- Fat: 8.9g
- Carbohydrates: 41.2g
- Fiber: 14g
- Protein: 28.4g
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