White Bean ‘n’ Ham Soup
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 2 cans (15-1/2 ounces each) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
- 2 medium carrots, diced
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2-1/4 cups water
- 1-1/2 cups cubed fully cooked ham
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
- 1 bay leaf
- Mash one can of beans; set aside. In a large saucepan, saute the carrots and onion in butter. Stir in the water, ham, seasonings and whole and mashed beans; cook over medium heat until heated through. Discard bay leaf.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 162 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 860mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 4g fiber), 10g protein.
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Dec 6, 2018
I made this as I needed something quick from the pantry
Nov 28, 2018
SO delicious and simple. Like a lot of others, I used chicken broth instead of water and added two good sized pinches of brown sugar to counter the saltiness. Definitely a hit!
May 13, 2018
Easy and delicious!
Jan 3, 2018
I added celery. thyme, oregano, garlic and mustard.
Nov 4, 2017
Excellent soup and very forgiving - I used chicken broth instead of water and had two potatoes to use up (diced them) so only used 1 can of beans and didn’t mash them. Easy and delicious! Wasn’t any left over too freeze. Great with crusty bread.
May 11, 2016
I traded tomatoes for carrots, and chicken broth for water. Other than that I left if alone. It was pretty darn good. I will definitely make it again!
Mar 19, 2016
Way too salty. I even used low sodium beans. The kids did not like.
Mar 2, 2015
Super easy. Always a hit, even with my picky 4 year old. My only alterations are that I add celery and ALWAYS double the recipe (and freeze the extra). Yum!!
Nov 18, 2014
Finally, a delicious quick and easy soup that you can make with your leftover ham. Like other reviewers, I used chicken broth rather than water and added diced celery. I forgot to add the minced garlic to the vegetable saute, so I added garlic powder to the soup, which was fine. Next time, I'll try adding the kale. Perfect for these chilly fall nights!
Apr 27, 2014
Easy and very good.