Total Time
2hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 2 hrs

My DH does the cleaning of the ham, and always leaves some nice meat pieces on the bone so I can make this super easy, tasty soup! Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place ham bone in a medium stock pot. Fill water to just cover ham bone.
  2. Bring water to a boil and add carrots, celery, potato, onion, pepper, and bay leaves.
  3. Reduce heat to a medium simmer. Simmer 1 hour.
  4. Add lentils.
  5. 10 minutes before serving, bring back to a boil and add egg noodles.
  6. 5 minutes before serving, add peas.
  7. Serve when noodles are cooked to desired "doneness".


Most Helpful

i added 1 tsp. of ground mustard, and 1/3 cup of ketchup to this was awesome, my hubby and i cooked in crockpot....started it in the afternoon, and let it cook all was a hardy, flavor filled recipe

KATHLEEN A. August 12, 2016

I used about a gallon of water to cover the ham bone. I used 3 tablespoons of Spike brand seasoning , and 1 tablespoon of seasoned salt , along with just 1/8 teaspoon of black pepper and 1 tablespoon of powdered garlic. Our ham bone was rather picked over before I could save it for the worries just went to the supermarket and bought a little (less than a lb)<br/>hamsteak. I cut up the hamsteak and threw it in the pot. The bone worked well as flavoring agent I'd say. This rest of the ingredients here work well. I would make this again

Dfresh58 December 30, 2013

I had a large amount of ham left from Thanksgiving and wanted something other than my usual ham and green bean soup and this looked like just the thing. I made it per the recipe except for the lentils (didn't have any) and found it to be extremely bland. (I would have given it 2 stars.) To save the soup I added a can of crushed tomatoes, some vegetable bullion, some additional salt and pepper, a can of great northern beans, and a can of dark red kidney beans. The end result was sooooo good (5 stars, if I do say so myself)I will definitely make it again. (6)

JPsBarbie November 29, 2011

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