Spicy Ham and Bean Soup

READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
Top Review by Crabbycakes

This is sooo good Kathy. I used red beans, a ham bone, liquid smoke,fresh garlic,chopped onions & onion flakes, added tomato paste and dried green peppers. I use everything but the kitchen sink till I like the taste. Thanks again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sort and wash beans.
  2. Place in dutch oven, add water and let soak for 2 hours (or soak over night).
  3. Bring beans to boil, reduce heat, simmer uncovered 1 hour.
  4. Add ham, potato, onion, carrot, celery; bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat; simmer 1 hour.
  6. Add remaining ingredients bring to a boil.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered about 1 hour until beans are done and soup has thickened.

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