Red Bean Soup

Recipe by Gingerbear
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READY IN: 2hrs 35mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Put the beans in a saucepan, cover with fresh water and bring to a boil.
  • Boil for 10 minutes and drain.
  • Set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a dutch oven or very large saucepan and cook the onion, garlic, celery and carrot, covered, until softened.
  • Add the beans, ham, ham bone, water, worcestershire sauce, parsley, thyme, bay leaves, lemon juice, pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer 2 hours or until beans are very soft.
  • Discard the ham bone.
  • Scoop out the chunks of ham and reserve.
  • Press the soup through a fine sieve and return it to the saucepan.
  • Discard the solids in the sieve.
  • Cut the chunks of ham into small dice and add to the soup.
  • Reheat, and taste and adjust the seasonings.
  • Serve hot, sprinkled with a little parsley.
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