“A hearty and filling lima bean with ham soup.”
READY IN:
3hrs
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse and sort beans before adding to a pot of water and bringing to boil for 3 minutes.
  2. Set aside to soak for 1 hour.
  3. While beans are soaking, melt butter in large soup pot.
  4. Saute onions, carrots, and celery for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add 8 cups water, bay leaf, salt and dash of pepper.
  6. Add halved potatoes.
  7. Drain lima beans and add to pot.
  8. Bring to a boil and then cover and reduce heat to medium low.
  9. Simmer for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until beans are tender.
  10. Add cubed ham during last half hour.
  11. Mash the potato halves to thicken the stock.
  12. Salt and pepper to taste.

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