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White Bean Ham Soup
Prep Time
1 hr 30 mins
 

A delicious soup made with white beans and ham. Two of our favorites!

Course: Soup
Cuisine: All-American
Keyword: ham bone, Soup, white beans
Servings: 12
: 190 kcal
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 ribs celery, diced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small chopped green pepper
  • 1 small red pepper, chopped
  • 1 14 oz can diced fire-roasted tomatoes
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons creole seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons liquid smoke optional
Directions
  1. Place beans in a Dutch oven or soup kettle; add enough water to cover by 2 inches.
  2. Bring to a boil; boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand for 1 hour.
  3. 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.
  4. 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. When cool enough to handle, remove meat from bones; dice and return to kettle. Simmer an additional hour. Discard bay leaves before serving.
Nutrition Facts
White Bean Ham Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 190 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 689mg30%
Potassium 695mg20%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 3285IU66%
Vitamin C 17.7mg21%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.