White Bean and Ham Soup

A Hearty and Satisfying Soup~

Photo by Lynn H.

PREP TIME

60

minutes

TOTAL TIME

180

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

60

minutes

TOTAL TIME

180

minutes

SERVINGS

--

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    pound dried great northern beans

  • 1

    meaty ham bone or 2 smoked ham hocks

  • 8

    cups vegetable broth

  • 6

    cups water

  • 3

    medium carrots, sliced

  • 3

    celery ribs, diced

  • 1

    medium onion, chopped

  • 3

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 1

    small green pepper, seeded, chopped

  • 1

    small red pepper, seeded, chopped

  • 1

    can (14 1/2 oz) diced fire-roasted tomatoes

  • 3

    bay leaves

  • 1

    t dried basil

  • 2

    t creole seasoning

  • 1/4

    t pepper

  • 2

    T dried parsley flakes

  • 2

    t liquid smoke, optional

Directions

Place beans in a Dutch oven or soup kettle; add enough water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil; boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans; return to Dutch oven or soup kettle; add ham bone or ham hocks. Add vegetable broth and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 2 hours. Add carrots, celery, onion, garlic, green pepper, red pepper and can of fire roasted diced tomatoes. Add seasonings and liquid smoke, if using. Simmer 1 hour longer. Remove meat and bones from soup. Remove meat from bones; dice and return to kettle. Heat through. Discard bay leaves before serving.

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