Frankfurter Bohnensuppe (Bean Soup With Frankfurters)

Frankfurter Bohnensuppe (Bean Soup With Frankfurters)

Frankfurter Bohnensuppe, or Bean Soup With Frankfurters is a classic German dish. Made with a pound of navy beans and six German sausage frankfurters, this flavor-rich recipe will be all the rave at your next dinner.

Cooking Time1 hr 35 min


  • 1 pound Navy beans
  • 8 cups water
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 4 rashers bacon, cubed
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 German sausage frankfurters, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley


  1. Soak beans overnight.
  2. In a 3-quart saucepan bring beans, water and beef froth to a boil.
  3. Cook for about 1 hour. Add carrot and celery and continue cooking for 30 minutes.
  4. In a separate frypan cook the bacon until transparent.
  5. Add the onions; cook until golden; set aside.
  6. Mash soup through a sieve or food mill.
  7. Return to pan and add the bacon onion mixture, salt and pepper.
  8. Add frankfurters; reheat about 5 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle soup with chopped parsley and serve.

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