World's Best Bean Soup

Recipe by Charlotte J
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash the beans and place in a Dutch oven.
  • Cover with water and soak overnight.
  • Drain the beans and add the water, ham hock, salt and pepper.
  • Cover and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer 1 1/2 hours until beans are tender.
  • Add the remaining ingredients.
  • Simmer 30 minutes more, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove ham hock from the soup.
  • Remove from bone, chop and return meat to the soup.
  • Serve with your favorite homemade bread.
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