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Easy Seven Can Soup Recipe

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If you can use a can opener, you can make this delicious soup. Seven cans of simple ingredients make this soup super easy to make.  It’s loaded with veggies and beans and is a soup that you can feel good about eating.  It can easily be prepared as a vegetarian meal – simply use vegetarian chili.

Bowl of seven can soup

How To Make Easy Seven Can Soup

Pull out your can opener and slow cooker and get ready for a simple, but delicious meal.  Start by opening your cans.  You need one each of the following:

  • Diced tomatoes with green peppers and onions
  • Petite diced tomatoes
  • Ro*Tel or tomatoes with green chiles
  • Mixed vegetables
  • Corn
  • Kidney beans
  • Chili beans

three cans of diced tomatoes

If you like spicy food, you can easily substitute a can of Hot Ro*Tel for the original. You really could use any variety of diced tomatoes that have some sort of spicy peppers to liven up the soup.  Key tip:  do NOT drain the cans.

pouring a can of mixed vegetables into Instant Pot

Pour the contents of all of the cans into your slow cooker and cook on LOW for 4-8 hours.

Yield: 6 servings

Easy Seven Can Soup

Easy Seven Can Soup

This is one of the easiest soups you can make from "scratch."  Simply open cans, pour them into your slow cooker, and set it.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes


  • 1 can kidney beans
  • 1 can chili beans
  • 1 can mixed vegetables
  • 1 can corn
  • 1 can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 can tomatoes with bell peppers and onion
  • 1 can original Ro*Tel


  1. Place all ingredients in a slow cooker and set on low.
  2. Cook for 4-8 hours.


If you like spicy food, you can easily substitute a can of Hot Ro*Tel for the original. Do NOT drain the cans.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 135Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 426mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 7gSugar: 8gProtein: 7g

Nutrition information is an approximation.

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bowl of vegetable soup

Easy Seven Can Soup has become a family favorite, especially on cold days.  We like to pair it with some homemade cornbread.  When we have some habanero cheese on hand, I make my Peppered Cornbread.

slice of peppered cornbread

When I don’t have the ingredients on hand to make cornbread, we eat this wonderful soup with whatever we can find in the pantry, usually tortilla chips, corn chips, or saltine crackers.

If you don’t have a slow cooker, you could place all of the ingredients in a large stock pot.  Bring the soup to a boil, lower the temperature and then simmer on the stovetop for about 1/2 an hour.  (If you have an Instant Pot, just use the slow cooker settings.)

Freezer Leftovers

If you have any leftovers, you can freeze them and enjoy later.  Once the soup has cooled, ladle it into ziplock freezer bags.  I recommend using quart size.  Try to remove excess air from the bag to help prevent freezer burn.  Date the freezer bag and use within 2 months for best results.  When ready to eat, thaw overnight in the refrigerator and reheat in a pot on the stove.

For more tasty soup recipes, check out the dishes below:

  • Quick and Easy Taco Soup – This is a vegetarian take on the ever-popular taco soup.  It’s unlikely anyone will notice that it’s meat-free.
  • Potato Soup – This has to be the recipe that my husband wants me to make the most.  It’s rich and creamy and loaded with potatoes.
  • Lasagna Soup in a Bowl – This wholesome soup is made in the slow cooker making it a great option for when you don’t want to be stuck in the kitchen but still want something good to eat.
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Allen Harris

Sunday 18th of November 2018

Sometimes I add some Barley.


Sunday 9th of March 2014

We used to make something like this every year with my church. Perfect for those cold days!


Saturday 10th of November 2018

can you put ham and carrots ,celery and onions in it?


Sunday 23rd of February 2014

I love eating soup during snowy days, but truth be told, I love eating throughout the year! I love vegetable soup, so I'm definitely going to try this version.

Katy Cedillo (@KatydidCountry)

Thursday 13th of February 2014

This is my kind of cooking :). I can't wait to try it.

Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell

Wednesday 12th of February 2014

Mine must be chili because that's what I made today and it's snowing! That soup looks darn good!