Thick Ham and Bean Soup

Recipe by Lura B
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READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Either soak beans over night or quick soak by covering beans with 2 inches of water, bringing to a boil for 2 minutes and letting set for 1 hour.
  • Drain and rinse beans, add all ingredients, except for the potatoes.
  • Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  • Remove ham bone and pick off meat, give ham bones to dog.
  • Return ham to soup along with potatoes.
  • Cook for 1/2 hour more or until potatoes are tender.
  • Take a potato masher and mash the potatoes and some of the beans, this makes a wonderfully thick soup.
  • Serve with either crackers or corn muffins. Enjoy!
  • Oh yea, salt and pepper to taste!
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