Bean Soup

Bean Soup

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"A tasty ham and navy bean soup."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 246 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 17.4 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 17 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 537 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Place rinsed beans into a large stock pot. Add water and bring to a boil. Boil gently for 2 minutes; remove from heat, cover and let stand for 1 hour.
  2. Add ham bone, cubed ham, onion, salt, pepper and bay leaves. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until beans are soft. Occasionally skim service of soup while it is cooking.
  3. Add carrots and celery, cook until tender. Remove ham bone, scrape any meat from bone and place back into soup and serve.
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I am an Appalachian "kid" and bean soup was a staple in our family. Here is a little trick I learned. Cover your beans, nothing else added, with cold water, and bring to a solid boil for about ...

I boil the beans in enough water just to cover them 2x, discarding the water both times. It gets rid of the "gas" without adding extra sodium that using baking soda provides. Then I add enough...

I really liked this dish, but I did change a few things. As suggested by other reviewers, I used about 5 cups of chicken broth and 2 cups of water (I omitted the salt altogether). I followed t...