Ham Hock, Sweet Potato & Celery Soup

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READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8-16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • 1. In a very large saucepan (about 4 lts) over low heat, melt butter & saute onions & garlic.
  • 2. Toss in all dried herbs, gently fry.
  • 3. Remove meat from ham bone & roughly chop, toss meat & bone into pan.
  • 4. When meat & onions just start turning brown, pour in hot water & stir well to remove all browning residue from bottom of pan.
  • 5. Add celery & sweet potato.
  • 6. Set temperature to gently boil & stir occasionally for about 2 - 3 hours.
  • 7. Add ground black pepper.
  • 8. Salt to taste (be careful, ham & bacon bones will vary in saltiness).
  • 9. Add a little water if required to keep soup fluid but allow to thicken.
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