Low Fat Butter Bean and Ham Soup

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by mickeydownunder

QUICK and easy as can be, Oh, did I mention tasty and healthy? When want something for easy dinner, Recommend this recipe! It's a winner!

Top Review by liliya_99

The overall taste of this soup was good and I enjoyed it. However, I felt that the texture of the butter beans was a bit too much for this soup. Smaller beans would work better, in my opinion.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 tbsp stock in large pot and saute finely diced red onion, finely sliced ham (I used deli leg off the bone) and garlic for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add rough cut carrots, butter beans (can use chickpeas), spring onions, 1 3/4 litres of vegetable (or chicken) stock and bring to a boil.
  3. NOTE: Adjust garlic to your taste.
  4. SIMMER uncovered for twenty minutes and let sit for 5 minutes.
  5. MASH; reheat if necessary and add chopped basil and lemon juice.
  6. ENJOY!

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