This recipe is an evolution from the one mentioned in these topics:
The overall intent is to emulate commercial Bean with Bacon soup in a healthier way.—————
Changes to the original recipe include:
Added tomato product (catsup).
Added chipotle and liquid smoke for smoke flavor (duh).
Used roasted garlic rather than raw.
Used potato and blending for thickening rather than flour.
Used dried beans rather than canned.—————
Ingredient list from the commercial canned product:
Cooked White Beans, Water, Tomato Puree (Water, Tomato Paste), Bacon (Cured With Water, Salt, Sugar, Sodium Phosphate, Sodium Erythorbate, Sodium Nitrite), Carrots, Contains Less Than 2% Of The Following Ingredients: Modified Food Starch, Salt, Sugar, Onion Powder, Monosodium Glutamate, Yeast Extract & Natural Smoke Flavoring.