Easiest Way to Prepare Yummy Ham and Bean Soup

Ham and Bean Soup.

You can have Ham and Bean Soup using 15 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Ham and Bean Soup

  1. Prepare 1 lb of dry navy beans.
  2. Prepare 2 medium of onions chopped.
  3. It’s 2 tsp of oil.
  4. You need 2 of stalks celery.
  5. Prepare 10 cup of water.
  6. It’s 4 cup of fully cooked ham.
  7. You need 1 cup of mashed potatoes.
  8. It’s 1/2 cup of shredded carrots.
  9. Prepare 2 tbsp of worcestershire sauce.
  10. Prepare 1 tsp of salt.
  11. It’s 1/2 tsp of dried thyme.
  12. Prepare 1/2 tsp of black pepper.
  13. It’s 2 of bay leaves.
  14. It’s 1 of meaty ham bone.
  15. Prepare 1/4 cup of minced fresh parsley.

Ham and Bean Soup step by step

  1. Place beans in a Dutch oven, add water to cover by 2 inches. Bring to a boil, boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 1 to 4 hours or until beans are softened. Drain and rinse beans, discarding liquid..
  2. In the same pan, saute the onions in oil for 2 minutes. Add celery, cook until tender. Stirr in beans, water, ham, potatoes, carrots, Worcestershire sauce, salt, thyme, pepper, and bay leaves. Add ham bone. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1-1/2 hours or until beans are tender. Discard bay leaves..
  3. Remove ham bone. Remove ham from ham bone and cut into chunks. Discard bone and return ham to the soup. Garnish with parsley..