My Favorite Ham & Bean Soup

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“A dollar stretcher recipe.”
READY IN:
1hr 40mins
SERVES:
10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 slice ham, cubed or 1 slice leftover baked ham
  • 1 medium onion, fine chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (50 ounce) can chicken broth
  • 12 teaspoon pepper, to taste
  • 2 (3 lb) jarsprecooked great northern beans (or an equal amt of navy or homemade Northern beans)
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen sliced carrots (steam to tender stage)

Directions

  1. Saute ham, onion, and celery in butter till onion is limp.
  2. Pour beans into kettle with ham mixture.
  3. Add steamed carrots and the chicken broth. Stir gently.
  4. Simmer for at least 45 minute to 1 hr Keep liquid replenished to soup consistency.
  5. Great served with warm cornbread.

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