Ham and Bean Soup

Ham and Bean Soup

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  • 1

    Cup Dried Navy Beans

  • 8

    Cups Water- Divided

  • ½

    Cup Celery- Chopped

  • Cups Carrots - Chopped

  • 1

    Cup Onion- Chopped

  • 6

    oz. Ham- Chopped

  • 1

    tsp Bouillon or Soup Base

  • 1

    tsp Dried Thyme

  • 2

    Bay Leaves

  • Pepper to taste


Bring beans and 4 cups of water to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and soak for 1 hour. Drain and rinse. Add remaining water and ingredients. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 1 1/4 hours covered. Remove bay leaves. Stir well- mashing some beans to thicken soup. Notes Calories 173 Total Fat 2.5g Sat. Fat 0.1g Cholest. 22.6mg Sodium 804.1mg Carb. 28g Fiber 10.5g Sugars 5.2g Protein 16.5g


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