Senate Bean Soup

READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash and sort beans; in large kettle, cover beans with 6-8 c hot water.
  • Bring to a boil; boil 2 minutes; remove from heat, cover, and let stand for 1 hour.
  • Add another 2 quarts of cold water and ham bone.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 1 1/2 hours.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients; simmer 20-30 minutes until beans are tender.
  • Remove ham bone, trim off meat and return meat to soup; remove bay leaf.
  • Serve hot; freezes well.
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