Basic Ham and Bean Soup

Basic Ham and Bean Soup

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"Hearty ham and bean soup. Easy to make and a great way to use a leftover ham bone. This soup also has lots of mixed vegetables."

Ingredients

3 h {{adjustedServings}} servings 257 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 29g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 18.1 g
  • 36%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 771 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Rinse the beans, sorting out any broken or discolored ones. In a large pot over high heat, bring the water to a boil. Add the salt and the beans and remove from heat. Let beans sit in the hot water for at least 60 minutes.
  2. After the 60 minutes of soaking, return the pot to high heat and place the ham bone, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, mustard and bay leaves in the pot. Stir well, bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 60 more minutes.
  3. Remove ham bone and discard. Stir in the chopped ham and simmer for 30 more minutes. Season with ground white pepper to taste.
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Mmm ... good. My husband made this for dinner tonight, changing only the quantity of water. (He used less 'cause he doesn't like soupy beans.) Oh, and he didn't know we had ham, so he only used ...

This soup turned out terrifically, but that's because I read all of the other reviews before making it, and attempted to fix the problems other people had noted: (1) to get tender beans, I soak...

Yep... this is pretty good (it's how I make mine). But, why stop with Northern beans? I use every kind of bean and dried pea I can get my hands on. And I never take the time to soak my dried ...