82 Reviews

Great Soup Kelly! I used 3 cans of cannellini beans instead of great northern and homemade hamstock using Jellyqueen's Ham Stock. No need for milk or cornstarch in my soup as others had used. It was quick and easy with the food processor to cut up the veggies and 6 quick pulses of the 2 cans of beans and 2 tbls. of tomato sauce. Then just added the remaining whole can of beans, covered and simmered. This is a keeper for me. Thank you.

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Judith N. January 12, 2006

Really good & flavorful. I really like the pureeing of the beans step; it adds a good thickness. I made this in a soup pot, but then combined the pureed beans/tomato sauce & the veggie-ham-broth mixture in a Crock-Pot & put it on high for about 3 hours. It worked great. Thanks for an easy, flavorful recipe!

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newspapergal March 03, 2005

Great is an underestimate for this recipe; this was INCREDIBLE; it tastes better than the homemade version made at my moms catering business that a professional chef has made. I've always wanted to cook a homemade ham and bean soup and this recipe is perfect. I followed this recipe exactly; I used water vs. the ham stock and I added 1 large cube of ham boullion during the boiling process. And so easy: no ham bone, no overnight soaking of beans. Thanks for passing on a great recipe; I will be making this for many years to come and passing it on to others.

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TheDancingCook January 03, 2003

Absolutely LOVE this soup! I have made it numerous times and have always used the leftover ham and bone from a spiral sliced ham with glaze. The glaze gives the soup a unique, somewhat sweet flavor....excellent!

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smloparo November 01, 2015

super easy. I did add an extra can of beans. my kids are already fighting over the leftovers for tomorrow's lunch. good sign!

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SMH September 01, 2014

I love this recipe. I always liked Campbell's bean with bacon, but this is much, much better! A great way to use up some of that leftover Easter ham.

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munkel April 23, 2014

Incredible!! Even my incredibly picky eater ate this right down!

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kandb520 February 10, 2014

This was my first time making ham and bean soup...delicious! I followed this recipe very closely, however, I did not use a food processor for the beans/sauce. I just added the beans after the 10 minute boiling process and it worked well. I used 3 1/2 cups chicken bullion and would cut that down next time, my fault! However, I also will double the recipe as this was gone in a heartbeat! It was hearty, delicious, and quick. What more can you ask for? Next time, I think I'll add potatoes in too. Thank you!

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skiska1987 January 29, 2014

Oh my! This soup is easy to prepare and so delicious. I did drain most of the liquid from the beans and as another suggested I mashed the beans before adding to liquid. The next time I make I think I will puree one can of beans and mash two others. I don't think I'll be making my crockpot ham and bean soup ever again! Thanks, Kelly, this soup is so good!

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llangrove November 30, 2013

This soup was very good and very filling on a very dreary day. I am lazy, so I used my food processor to dice up the carrot, celery and onion. Then I used pre-cubed ham in this soup. I think this recipe could use a little bit more spice, but that is a very easy adjustment. I loved how fast it was to have a filling soup on the table tonight. I served our soup sprinkled with Parmesan cheese and with crusty bread. Thank you for a warm and filling soup Kelly M. I made this for 2013 Zaar Cookbook Tag.

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ElizabethKnicely October 22, 2013
1-Hour Ham and Bean Soup