Easiest Way to Prepare Tasty 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 that.

Ingredients of Ham and Bean Soup

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