Basic Ham and Bean Soup

Basic Ham and Bean Soup
  • 1 pound dry great Northern beans
  • 8 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ham hock
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cups chopped ham
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper


  1. Rinse the beans, sorting out any broken or discolored ones. In a large pot over high heat, bring the water to a boil. Add the salt and the beans and remove from heat. Let beans sit in the hot water for at least 60 minutes.
  2. After the 60 minutes of soaking, return the pot to high heat and place the ham bone, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, mustard and bay leaves in the pot. Stir well, bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 60 more minutes.
  3. Remove ham bone and discard. Stir in the chopped ham and simmer for 30 more minutes. Season with ground white pepper to taste.

03/29/2017
Basic Ham and Bean Soup, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

Comment on this content
Pollo al Ajillo (Chicken and Garlic)
Pollo al Ajillo (Chicken and Garlic)
In a large covered skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high ..
72
Chocolate Covered Matzo
Chocolate Covered Matzo
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).Line a baking ..
122
Oatmeal Date Cookies
Oatmeal Date Cookies
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and grease cookie sheets.In se..
813
No Bake Peanut Butter Bars
No Bake Peanut Butter Bars
Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish. In a medium bowl, stir toget..
611
apple bavarian torte
apple bavarian torte
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F(230 degrees C).Cream together ..
717
caryn's chicken
caryn's chicken
Hit the chicken fillets with a tenderizing mallet until they..
460
Mexican Pot Roast
Mexican Pot Roast
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sea..
558
talian style flounder
talian style flounder
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Arrange flound..
552
Swiss Steak
Swiss Steak
Mix flour, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper ..
135
Basic Bean Soup
Basic Bean Soup
In a large bowl, combine the beans with the water, cover and..
513
Basic talian Bean Soup
Basic talian Bean Soup
Heat olive oil in a pot over medium-high heat. Cook and stir..
75
The Best Bean and Ham Soup
The Best Bean and Ham Soup
Place the soaked beans into a large pot and fill with enough..
668
Ham and Bean Soup
Ham and Bean Soup
Boil sausage to remove excess fat, and cut into bite-size pi..
3
598
Ham Bone and Bean Soup
Ham Bone and Bean Soup
Place bean mix into a large bowl and cover with several inch..
409
Ham and White Bean Soup
Ham and White Bean Soup
Heat olive oil in a soup pot over medium-high heat. Cook and..
367
Mom's Ham and Bean Soup
Mom's Ham and Bean Soup
Place Great Northern beans into a large container and cover ..
95