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Ham Bone and Bean Soup

Rated as 4.9 out of 5 Stars

"Don't throw away the ham bone -- make bean soup! Plan a little bit ahead and use a ham bone to make this gluten-free soup. With just a few basic ingredients you can create a delicious comforting meal from leftovers."
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1 d 3 h servings 308
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place bean mix into a large bowl and cover with several inches of water; soak for at least 24 hours. Drain completely.
  2. Bring chicken stock to a boil in a pot large enough to hold the beans and, eventually, the ham bone. Add the soaked beans; reduce heat and simmer until tender, about 1 hour.
  3. Bring stock and beans back to a boil. Add ham bone, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, and bay leaves. Reduce heat to low and simmer until vegetables are soft, about 1 hour. Add chopped ham, liquid smoke, and mustard powder. Stir and let simmer until flavors blend, about 30 minutes more.
  4. Remove ham bone from the soup. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 308 calories; 8.2 38.3 18.9 17 1036 Full nutrition

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This was far better than I even anticipated and will definitely make this again. I used 3 cans of beans instead of dried-red kidney, great northern and black and it could have used one more. It...

I didn't have liquid smoke, but the ham was smoky enough for me. As per the directions on the 13 bean soup bag, I added a can of diced tomatoes and some chopped cabbage, We loved it!!

Easy and delicious. Did add some Tonys. Served with corn bread

This soup was awesome! The only variation I made was to add 8cups of broth. It was very thick with just the 6. Perfect with the 8. I’ll definitely make this again!

Delicious. Thanksgiving (Canadian haha) ham bone , fresh garden vegetables, onion, garlic, garlic scrapes, carrots, fresh beans from the garden, bay leaves, canned beans, black, mixed , navy ....

Loved it! I didn't add the mustard or liquid smoke, it still turned out very tasty. I had the ham bone from Honey Baked ham from Easter so maybe that helped make it very good. I had to boil th...

My family loved this. It was amazing on a cold day.. It was too watery for what I wanted. I added cornstarch to the broth to make it a little thicker consistency....more like a stew and not like...

Delicious! I used a whole ham bone (from a spiral honeybaked ham) and it was wonderful! Will be making this again and again.