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This was a very good and simple recipe to make. I used leftover ham instead of a hamhock and Baby Lima Beans(what I had on hand). I will definitly make this again.

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Tarynne April 07, 2002

This is a great soup! I used a small can of chopped ham because I had no ham hock and added more salt and pepper to taste, 1/4 tsp of poultry seasoning, a bay leaf, and a dash of dry mustard. It is a truly filling and tasty soup. I think next time I make it I will try using twice as many navy beans as they sorta got lost. Thanks for sharing!

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DekaCamp March 05, 2003

This is fantastic winter eating! I wanted to make in my crockpot, so I put everything together in the pot and cooked on low for 8 hours. I did make some changes as follows: I used 1 lb of navy beans and a meaty ham bone instead of the ham hock. I used a smoky seasoned salt (Penzy's 4/S) instead of plain salt and I left out the additional 5 cups of water because crockpot cooking tends to make things too watery if you're not careful. I also added about 2 teaspoons chicken soup base (Penzy's) at the end to bring all the flavors together. I served with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkling of cheddar cheese. I have been eating the leftovers for lunch the past several days, and I have to say it gets even better the next day! I love the addition of the potato. Thanks for your recipe!

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Mommy2two December 02, 2010

very simple recipe. i make it about once a month. i love it and use it as one if my low calorie diet foods.

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donnalee November 15, 2003

This was fantastic andfilling. The whole family liked it day 1, 2 and 3! I doubled the recipe so there were plenty of leftovers. Try this one on a cold winter's day.

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Chef Saskatchewan Bound December 27, 2010

Miss Annie, this was delicious! In place of the ham hock, I used about 1/4 package of bacon, frying it well before adding (crumbled) to the pot. I didn't have minced garlic, so I substituted 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder. I served the soup with homemade bread. This really hit the spot on a cold snowy night! Thank you!

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truebrit February 08, 2007

very good i used left over ham followed rest of recipe will make again thanks angie

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ANGIE TURNER December 17, 2003

I used baby lima beans and a ham bone, with some good meat on it. (Always prefer that over ham hock.). Warm and comforting - just like mom used to make! I only added 1tsp salt, to make up for salt in ham, and threw in a little season all.

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Let's Cook! May 29, 2013

We really enjoyed this soup and the leftovers the next day were even better. I used a Honey Baked Ham bone in place of the ham hock because that's what I had on hand.

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Tunnia February 27, 2013

very good - will make again. I did add chopped celery to the recipe.

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Mary W. January 02, 2013
Chunky Navy Bean Soup