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Ham and Bean Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Jackie/Grandma Mary

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb dried navy beans
Grandma Mary always used small lima bean
7 c water
1 ham bone ( Jack likes the ones from Honey Baked Ham)
2 c cubed cooked smoked ham (if not much meat on bone)
1/4 c minced onion
1/2 tsp salt
1 bay leaf
dash of pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Rinse beans. Heat beans and water to boiling and boil gently 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and let stand 1 hour.

Add remaining ingredient. Heat to boiling. reduce heat, cover and simmer about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until beans are soft. Skim off foam occasionally. (add more water if needed)

Remove bay leaf and ham bone. Trim any meat from bone and add to soup.

Season to taste.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
7 servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
you can add carrots
there is also an overnight method for dry beans on bag
you can use can northern beans
more ham meat on bone, more flavor
better next day
longer simmers together, better

 

 

 

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