Easiest Way to Prepare Delicious Ham and Bean Soup

Ham and Bean Soup.

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

Ingredients of Ham and Bean Soup

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

Ham and Bean Soup instructions

  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..