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Hearty Campfire Soup

Linda KrenzLinda Krenz
You won't believe what the secret ingredient is in this Hearty Campfire Soup! It's canned pork and beans! That's what gives this soup its delicious smokey-sweet flavour.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Main Course


  • 1 lb ground beef, browned
  • 1/2 lb diced bacon, browned
  • 6 cubed potatoes
  • 1 diced onion
  • 6 medium carrots
  • 28 ounce can pork and beans
  • 28 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • pepper and salt to taste


  • In large heavy pot or Dutch oven brown the ground beef and bacon.
  • Add vegetables to meat and cover all with water. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add beans and tomatoes, pepper and salt.
  • Cover and simmer for 1 hour or more. Add extra water if needed.
  • Serve with hot biscuits or buns.
Keyword Hearty Campfire Soup, Hearty Soup