Hearty White Bean Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free)

I live in Texas and yesterday a cold front blew in making it a perfect time for a Hearty White Bean Soup.  We have been enjoying quite a mild fall season.

The onset of this cold front prompted me to make this white bean soup in the slow cooker. It was very easy and warmed up me right up.


hearty white bean soup


I love crock pot meals because you can throw everything in and walk away.  This crock pot soup is no exception.  It will fill your house with some pretty mouth watering aromas!

This is the perfect soup for a day spent in your pj’s relaxing and staying in from the cold outdoors.

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Hearty White Bean Soup

Hearty White Bean Soup

Prep Time 30 min Cook Time 8 hr

This hearty white bean soup will warm you up on the coldest of days and leave you wanting more.


  • 4 cups veggie stock
  • 4 cups white beans (We use about 1 1/2 cups dried beans that expands to 4 cups after soaking.)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 6 organic carrots
  • 6 celery stalks
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 T parsley
  • 1/2 tsp sage
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • salt to taste


  1. In a food processor , finely chop the onion, celery, carrots, and garlic.
  2. Put everything in a crock pot , turn on low, and let the contents slowly get warm.
  3. After they are warm (about an hour), you can turn on high and let slow cook for some time.


Recipe Notes

The longer you can let it cook, the better. I would suggest waiting to salt the soup after everything has had a chance to cook. If you salt a soup too early, you run the risk of it being too salty as some of the liquid inevitably boils off. Enjoy!


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191 thoughts to “Hearty White Bean Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free)”

  1. Is a Bay Leaf necessary? I don't ever have that on hand so I"m wondering if I can just leave it out or if there is something else I can put in there instead.

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