9 Reviews

OMG wish I could rate this higher than 5 stars for the flavours alone that came from the smoked hock, I used a four bean mix and as I only had 1 cup of celery I added a 1 cup or finely diced carrot and I did have to add some extra water after the first 2 hour simmer for when I added the vegies I would have ended up with a stew rather than a soup but it was so filling for lunch (the next day on reheat and the rest - 7 cups of soup was put in the freezer) a meal with a crusty roll and pure comfort food.on a cold winters day. thank you JustJanS, made for Make My Recipe.

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I'mPat June 27, 2012

I had a ham hock in the freezer and so went ahead and made this using cannellini beans plus I did add some diced tomato for a bit of colour. I have only cooked a ham hock once before but this is a straight forward recipe so I did not have any trouble and my soup was fantastic. It bubbled away for ages and I had children loitering around the pot waiting for it to be done. It was just delicious and I am sure the leftovers today will be even better.

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katew June 17, 2012

Always a good basic soup recipe. Thank you...it was delicious! We did add a little hot sauce to our own bowls to flavor....we like a little zing.

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Glynn April 17, 2009

This is a great recipe and perfect for outdoor cooking. I agree that the addition of carrots would add color contrast, but the recipe stands on its own merit. I think it would be interesting to mix bean types for flavor and texture contrast. Thanks for sharing. Mac

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Mac63 January 01, 2009

My husband loves bean soup, me? not so much. But this was very good, I did add some carrots copped very small and used the quick soak method. For you weight watchers out there, there is only 1 point per cup size serving. Thanks for posting this.

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Pat's little bit March 17, 2008

This is very easy and tasty. In fact, I cook it in the crockpot.

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Jora August 07, 2006

I didn't have any celery so I used some leftover mustard greens instead. I also added 2 t sage along with the other spices. A nice way to use up that Easter Ham bone! Thank you!

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Recipe Junkie April 22, 2006

This was excellent! Even my middle son who is very picky liked it. The only thing different I did was add more garlic, plus I added chopped carrots for extra veges for the kids, and to the broth I added a bay leaf while it was simmering for 2 hours. I have to say that I liked this better than the store-bought Campbell's version...and I used to love that one until we made this one last night! Great recipe for left-over Easter ham!

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KtGin March 30, 2005
White Bean Soup