Ham-and-Bean Soup

3.40 avg. rating (70% score) - 5 votes

Ham-and-Bean Soup

Yield: Makes 6 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dry, small white beans
  • 1-1/2 pounds ham hock
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups peeled, diced potatoes
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

Soak beans overnight; drain. Add 10 cups fresh water, ham hock, onion, and garlic. Cover and simmer 1-1/2 hours. Add vegetables and simmer for another hour. Remove ham hock, cool, and cut any remaining meat from bone, returning the meat to the soup. Season to taste. Leftovers freeze well.
Comments
  • It was ok as written but it needed a little more something so I added a jar of my home canned stewed tomatoes and a little bit of hot sauce. Really much better.

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