Paula Deen's Senate Bean Soup

Total Time
3hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 hrs

I haven't tried this yet, but it looks tasty. Do not use country ham (it is too salty).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse beans in hot water until they are white.
  2. Place beans in stockpot, add water and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 3 hours.
  4. Heat butter in small skillet over medium heat.
  5. Add onion to butter and saute until lightly brown, then add to pot of beans.
  6. Remove 2 cups bean mixture, puree in blender, then return to stockpot.
  7. Add ham to soup.
  8. Just before serving, add salt and pepper to taste, then garnish with parsley.


Most Helpful

This was yummy! I added a few finely chopped carrots and celery and it's the best Senate bean soup I've ever had! Love it.

akgrown January 09, 2008

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