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Hearty Bean Soup with Ham Recipe

Hearty Bean Soup with Ham Recipe

This hearty soup is a real crowd-pleaser served with fresh corn bread. No one can believe how quick and easy it is to make.—Nelda Cameron, Cleveland, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cans (11-1/2 ounces each) condensed bean with bacon soup, undiluted
  • 2 cups diced fully cooked ham
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons canned diced jalapeno peppers


  • 1. In a small skillet, saute onion and green pepper in butter for 3 minutes. Add the garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Transfer to a Dutch oven or soup kettle. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 20 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Yield: 10 servings (2-1/2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 199 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 22mg cholesterol, 806mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 6g fiber), 12g protein .

Reviews for Hearty Bean Soup with Ham

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KSeraSera 216409
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2014

"Great way to use up the Christmas ham! Excellent & easy! Pair with cornbread. :)"

RCurley 72378
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2014

"This was comfort food! So easy and delicious will definitely be my go to bean soup rececipe"

bderni 22427
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2011

"This soup is so good and so easy! It is a hit with my family!"

karencaudle 74396
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2009

"This is one of the best bean soups I have ever had. This recipe is definitely a keeper!"

vin2242_il 31867
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2008

" Thanks again for another great recipe.


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