Ham and 15 Bean Soup

“This recipe is a combination of two different bean soup recipes. I always use the quickcooking method to soak my beans since I have very little patience, but over-night soaking probably leaves the beans with a slightly better texture.”
READY IN:
3hrs 10mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak beans overnight or by the "quicksoak method" as listed on the back of most bags of beans.
  2. Drain the beans and place in large pot with 2 quarts of water.
  3. Add the ham hock and bacon and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 2 1/2 hours add water as necessary.
  5. Remove hamhock and shred meat from the bone, returning meat to the pot.
  6. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for another 45-60 min or until beans are cooked to your liking.

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