Ham and Great Northern Bean Soup

Ham and Great Northern Bean Soup

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"Basic ham and bean soup. Very easy to make."
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50 m servings 238 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 238 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 13.2 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 920 mg
  • 37%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Cut ham off bone in bite-size pieces, reserving bone. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium heat and fry ham pieces in hot butter until lightly browned, about 4 minutes.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large saucepan; cook and stir onion, carrots, and garlic in the hot butter until softened and onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Pour undrained beans into vegetables, add ham and reserved ham bone, and pour in water to make soup your desired thickness. Stir bay leaves into soup and season with salt and black pepper.
  3. Bring soup to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 25 minutes. Remove ham bone and bay leaves before serving.


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Remember... Adding salt to beans before the last 5-10 minutes of cooking will make them tough.

I used a ham hock which I boiled in enough water to cover it. I added the carrots, garlic, beans, bay leaves and onion to this while cooking. When the meat was falling off the bone I chopped it ...

Wow! Great recipe, Christy! I thawed out leftover ham that I had from Easter in the freezer, but I didn't have a ham bone. Since I wanted the soup to still have flavor I used chicken broth inste...


Great recipe! I have picky eaters and it passed the test.

beeesssst! family loves it!

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